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F1 mulling mandatory Friday session for young drivers

Formula 1 has tabled the idea of making mandatory in the future for all teams to run a young driver affiliated with their junior program in a Friday practice session in a bid to help the sport develop its talent pool. Several midfield outfits have entrusted a car to a third driver on Fridays, but with testing mileage onboard current spec cars non-existent during the season, F1's young talent has little or no opportunity to showcase its skills or familiarize itself with F1 machinery. F1 boss Stefano Domenicali wants to change that situation and plans on discussing the topic with the sport's teams. "The topic of young drivers is very important and interests us, and that is why, at a...
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