Why F1 shouldn't be afraid of trying sprint races
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Why F1 shouldn't be afraid of trying sprint races

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Formula 1's push to experiment with qualifying races has divided opinions among its fanbase, but Jonathan Noble argues F1 should at least give it a try.

Formula 1 is a sport that is both strengthened and shackled by tradition.

Its current success owes a lot to its glorious past, with a direct line that can be traced back from the contemporary car and drivers to those initial first steps as a world championship back in 1950.

Teams like Ferrari, and races like the Monaco Grand Prix, are so big now because of their history. Their past success make what happens right now even more important. Yet equally, F1's past can weigh heavy at times.

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