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Latest veto shows F1 is not aligned with its objectives

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Latest veto shows F1 is not aligned with its objectives
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Oct 23, 2019, 8:44 AM

Formula 1's push for three reverse-grid races in 2020 hit the buffers when the teams rejected the idea. By delaying the latest change to improve the racing spectacle, self-interested teams have proved they fear change

Formula 1 teams were never going to vote through the proposal for a trio of reversed-grid qualifying races in 2020. That would require a depth of imagination and an appetite for change far beyond them given the need for unanimity.

Regardless of your position on the divisive topic of any kind of reversed-grid race - and the opposition is understandably significant - the proposal wasn't scotched through respect for tradition or any objection to it as a gimmick.

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