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F1 sees “enthusiasm from the younger generation” in the sprint qualifying format – Motorsports

Summary: Formula 1 claims that its new sprint qualifying format is especially popular with younger viewers.

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“Enthusiasm” from young viewers for sprint events – Domenicali

Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali is determined to promote a new sprint qualifying format for the controversial sport, but acknowledges that changes are needed.

The series will run the new format twice this year and will hold another round at the Sao Paulo Grand Prix next month.However Next year’s usage expansion plan is already in progress..

This format has been criticized by some drivers. Couldn’t create the promised exciting contest When Change the method of granting pole positions.. However, Domenicali said its main advantage is that it reduces the time the team has to practice and creates unpredictable contests.

“From a sports perspective, we found that the less time we practiced, the less we could predict that qualifying and racing actions would be on track,” he said. F1 official website.. “There are some tweaks we have to make, but we’re overcoming them now.”

Domenicali believes that the new format is especially popular with younger viewers. “It’s always easy to be negative and unchanged, but with the enthusiasm of the younger generation and the widespread interest of people around the world, we are pushing this direction.”

“On the verge of becoming very big” in F1 America – Schumacher

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Formula 1 says it’s ready to become much more popular in the United States, thanks to the Netflix series Drive to Survive. Mick Schumacher.. Haas drivers who participated in the NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend are encouraged by the growth of the sport in the team’s home country.

“Obviously I’m excited about it because it’s our home race, but it’s more than that,” Schumacher said. “I like Austin and the United States.

“This is special and F1 isn’t that big yet, but we’re on the verge of getting very big, especially for the Drive to Survive series. It’s a great show and I’m really looking forward to it. Things are happening. “

Taffin moves to Oreca

Former Renault Engine Technical Director Remita Finn will join ORECA in December as the new technical director of a sports car manufacturer.Taffin who worked with Fernando Alonso, Jenson Button, Ricardo Zonta and Jos Verstappen will be responsible for the chassis and engine division of ORECA in their F1 career.

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F1 sees “enthusiasm from the younger generation” in the sprint qualifying format

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