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Tost rejects Wolff's idea of third car per team

Franz Tost says he cannot see Toto Wolff’s idea for teams to put a third car on the grid coming to fruition. The Mercedes team principal put the notion out there as a way of giving more young drivers a gateway into Formula 1. In past decades, there were more teams than grid places available, with pre-qualifying having to take place to whittle down the entrants to the maximum of 26 for the race. Nowadays, there are only 10 teams, two of which are owned by Red Bull, including AlphaTauri of which Tost is the team principal. Red Bull have one of the leading driver academies and regularly promote their juniors into F1, the most recent example being Yuki Tsunoda who was recently kept on for a...
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