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Mandatory FP1 outings for youngsters?

F1 boss, Stefano Domenicali has said that teams could be forced to run up and coming drivers in Friday practice. Currently, teams can run young drivers with the requisite licence, but only a handful of them do so and even then on a limited number of occasions. This combined with the strict limitations on testing means that upcoming drivers get little to no on-track experience in current F1 machinery. Consequently, F1 is talking with the teams with a view to making it mandatory that young drivers get to take part in FP1 sessions from next season. 'The topic of young drivers is very important and interests us,' Domenicali told members of the Italian media ahead of this weekend's Grand Prix,...
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