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FIA could move F1 start times if heavy rain is forecast

Article To news overview © Pirelli FIA and Formula 1 Race Director Michael Masi has confirmed the sport's stakeholders will discuss whether the start times of qualifying and the race could be brought forward, following another rain-affected weekend in Sochi. The third free practice session for the Russian Grand Prix on Saturday was cancelled due to torrential rain, whilst the Formula 2 and Formula 3 races saw multiple schedule changes throughout the weekend. RacingNews365.com asked Masi whether F1 would consider having a similar level of flexibility with its start times or whether it was too dependant on the TV schedule. "Not so much TV schedule-dependent," said Masi. "I...
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