Formula 1 will hold six sprint races again next year but the venues of two of the events will change.
Introducing reverse grids to sprint races “won’t work” to improve racing within them, says Mercedes’ George Russell.
Formula 1 teams acknowledged sprint races remain “very unpopular” with some fans and say the sport needs to commit to its next change in the format.
Max Verstappen would have won a ‘sprint race championship’ if it existed this year but several of his rivals fared better in shorter races than long ones.
Formula 1 teams have discussed further changes to the sprint race format for 2024, including moving grand prix qualifying back to Saturday.
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner admitted Formula 1 needs to take another look at how to address the shortcoming of its sprint race format.
Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has spoken out against renewed calls for Formula 1 to introduce reverse grid sprint races.
Formula 1 should consider introducing reverse grids and awarding more points for sprint races, said Red Bull team principal Christian Horner.
Formula 1’s 10th sprint race could also be a title-decider. But should the championship be awarded outside of a grand prix?
The venues of next year’s F1 sprint races have been confirmed at the latest World Motor Sport Council meeting, with six grand prix events hosting them
F1 drivers including Max Verstappen and Lando Norris are underwhelmed by the prospect of the final sprint race of the season.