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Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko says he is open to see if sprint races “put themselves on the map” in Formula 1.
Ross Brawn says that Sunday’s races are still the main focus of F1 Grand Prix weekends, following the introduction of sprint qualifying.
Haas chief Guenther Steiner says details still need to be “ironed out” as F1 teams prepare for further talks in Bahrain about the proposed new ‘Sprint Qualifying’.
A new name appears to have been finalised for the format change F1 will trial this year, with ‘Sprint Qualifying’ due to be discussed in Bahrain on Saturday evening.
He may never get to contest one, but Nico Hulkenberg has dismissed the plan for Formula 1 sprint races as “rubbish”.
Williams boss Simon Roberts has specified some of the issues teams want clarifying about proposed sprint races – including the awarding of points.