F1 will examine the risk of including a second race in the programming of sure Grands Prix as of this 12 months.
According to many specialised websites, a proposal shall be made Thursday on the event of a board of administrators to which varied stakeholders in the self-discipline shall be convened, together with the leaders of the ten groups on the plateau.
However, amongst the three occasions which were chosen by F1 is the Canadian Grand Prix, which its organizing committee has not denied.
“We have indeed had discussions in this regard,” confirmed François Dumontier, in an interview with Newspaper. And we’re very open to seeing this undertaking occur. On the situation in fact that the Grand Prix of Canada takes place, ”mentioned its promoter.
Which is much from sure. It is certainly untimely to maneuver something ahead due to the pandemic. For one, the Australian Grand Prix, which was as a consequence of kick off the season in March, has been postponed till the fall.
Other stopovers already appear very susceptible for a postponement or perhaps a cancellation. The 2021 season kicks off per week later than anticipated on March 28 in Bahrain.
One free apply session
Apart from Montreal, the Italian and Brazilian Grands Prix are in the sights of F1 and its new common supervisor, Stefano Domenicali, a defector from the Ferrari crew.
In the case of Montreal and São Paulo, F1 want to reap the benefits of a good time community to broadcast its races reside at prime time in Europe.
From what we’ve discovered, the weekend schedule would characteristic a single (60-minute) free apply session late Friday morning, adopted, just a few hours later, by the three qualifying rounds that might decide the grid. begin of the first race on Saturday afternoon.
As in F2
This method is paying homage to the format used in F2 which has two distinct levels every weekend. The roles would nonetheless be reversed. Thus, the Saturday dash race in F1 would final just one hour and the last consequence would decide the beginning grid for the major occasion on Sunday. In F2, the longest race takes place on Saturday.
Finally, F1 rejected this wacky and silly thought of providing reversed beginning grids in 2021.
►After being elected final April to the submit of President of the National Sports Authority (ASN), affiliated to the International Automobile Federation (FIA), Dumontier has additionally been, for just some months, one among the 38 representatives to take a seat on the highly effective F1 Circuit Commission.