F1 to double number of ‘sprint’ events to six next season

Formula 1 will double the number of ‘sprint’ events to six next year. The FIA had asked for time to assess the impact of the increase on its staff, claiming that the extra shorter ‘sprint’ race added to their workload. The races at which the sprint events will be held in next year’s record 24-race calendar have yet to be confirmed. ‘Sprint’ events differ from a standard grand prix weekend by holding a shorter race on Saturday, the result of which sets the grid for the grand prix. The dispute over the sprint events is one of a number of contentious issues this season that have eroded trust between the FIA on one side and F1 and the teams on the other.

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