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Sprint races could be axed over budget cap stand-off

Formula 1's plans to host six sprint races this year are hanging in the balance with one team demanding as much as '$5 million' to vote yes. This season Formula 1 bosses are intent on hosting six sprint races, double that of last season. The plan though, has yet to be agreed by the teams as they are still discussing the financial side with the powers-that-be. Last year, when the sport hosted its first three sprint races, the teams were given a bit of leeway when it came to the budget cap with an allowance of $150,000 per sprint race with an added $100,000 per event should a car be damaged in an accident. This year at least one team wants a whole lot more, $5 million in total. Formula 1...
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