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New sprint format 'could certainly be improved', says Binotto

Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto remains cautious about Formula 1's new sprint qualifying format, and says that there need to be improvements if it's to become a regular part of the sport. The new system was used for the first time at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone last weekend, with Friday featuring a single hour-long practice followed by a qualifying session. That set the starting order for a 30-minute sprint qualifying race on Saturday afternoon following a second final practice. The outcome of the sprint set the grid for Sunday's Grand Prix which was won by Lewis Hamilton. Read also: Seidl says sprint qualifying only to be used at 'specific tracks' While the new format was...
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