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F1 scraps Q2 tyre compound rule for 2022

Nov.13 Formula 1 will scrap the rule requiring the top-10 qualifiers to use their Q2 tyre to start Sunday's grands prix from 2022. It means the entire field will now have a free compound choice for the start of races, which is good news to the ears of George Russell. 'The rich were just getting richer and poor getting poorer when the fast cars have the speed to get into Q3 with harder compounds,' he said. 'I think it's for the best to get rid of the rule.' A team manager in the Interlagos paddock confirmed to Auto Motor und Sport that the rule was actually scrapped for 2022 after a simple majority vote back in 2019. Also on the table is a plan to reduce the amount of tyres available to...
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