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Prost issues F1 quit threat over reverse grids

Sep.20 F1 legend Alain Prost says he would boycott the sport if reverse grid races are introduced. The sport's chiefs are not ruling out tweaks to the new occasional ‘sprint qualifying' format for 2022, with some drivers reportedly suggesting that it would be more interesting if grids were shaken up. But for quadruple world champion Prost, who is now an executive for the Renault-owned Alpine team, that would cross his very bright red line. 'I think it's good that Formula 1 is trying some things, but you have to understand why you want to do this,' the Frenchman said. 'You have to ask yourself why. 'Formula 1 must remain traditional,' the 66-year-old former Ferrari and McLaren driver...
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