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Szafnauer: Reverse grids would put F1 on 'slippery slope'

Aston Martin team boss Otmar Szafnauer believes F1 must listen to its fans regarding the appeal of sprint qualifying but says that adding reverse grids to the concept would put F1 on a "slippery slope" to becoming F2. Formula 1 experienced at Monza last weekend its second sprint race trial, with the third and final installment of the season set to take place in Brazil in November. The sport's chiefs will then undertake a full assessment that will include feedback from the fans, with improvements to the format expected for next season. The idea of introducing reverse grids in F1, when suggested in the past, generated little enthusiasm among most teams and drivers. However, the...
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