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FIA president ‘did not ask for more money, but if I had…'

FIA president Mohammed ben Sulayem has denied greed was behind the FIA's decision to say no to doubling the number of sprint races in 2023. Last season, Formula 1 introduced a new format dubbed sprint qualifying and trialled it at three races. It was met with mixed reviews but by and large it was declared successful, leading to talks of increasing the number to six for this season. That plan failed when the teams said no, but it was back on the table at last month's F1 Commission meeting with the suggestion being to hold six sprint events in 2023. This time, the FIA said no with Sky Sports' Craig Slater saying he had been informed 'unjustifiable financial requests” are behind the FIA's...
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