The British Grand Prix has actually been set aside as a time to try a brand-new Formula 1 weekend break style that might consist of a Saturday sprint race to make a decision the grid for the race on Sunday, 17 July.
The Daily Mail’s Jonathan McEvoy record s that Silverstone is among 3 locations to be made use of in the experiment as Formula 1 proceeds in its nonstop mission to “boost the program.”
This mean’s that certifying will certainly be hung on Friday to figure out the beginning order for the Sprint race the complying with day, which consequently will certainly figure out the last grid.
The special record quotes F1 principal Stefano Domenicali: “We are settling the details of it. Without a doubt we do not wish to eliminate the stature of the Grand Prix itself. That will certainly continue to be the orgasm of the weekend break. We will certainly have certifying on Friday and after that “sprint certifying” on Saturday.
” It will certainly give some significant activity the day prior to the race. It will certainly offer followers, media and also broadcasters even more web content. It will certainly last regarding half a hr. There will certainly be no platform party. That will certainly wait up until Sunday.
” Yet factors will certainly be granted– the amount of is yet to be made a decision– in the direction of the globe champion and also figure out the grid for the race itself. What I can claim is that Silverstone will certainly hold a sprint race,” included Domenicali.
Various other locations apparently being taken into consideration to be made use of for the experiment additionally consist of Monza, Interlagos and also Ile Notre Dame.
The principle and also style resemble the one made use of by Formula 2 in current periods, although the reverse order grid used by the feeder collection seems off guides for F1.
The record additionally recommends that British Grand Prix organisers are supported for 100,000 followers need to limitations be raised when the race happens in mid-July.