Brawn renews calls for six sprint races per season

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Brawn renews calls for six sprint races per season

Formulation 1 managing director, Ross Brawn, has renewed requires six dash races to be featured on future F1 calendars.

When Silverstone debuted the primary ever F1 dash race final season, groups and drivers alike had been involved in regards to the monetary expense and fan attraction.

2021 held two different dash races and whereas there have been blended evaluations, Formulation 1 wished to host double the quantity of races within the 2022 season.

Nevertheless, the groups couldn’t agree on a good approach to handle it beneath the tight funds constraints, the groups wanting extra money for extra dash occasions.

Formulation 1 mentioned no to rising the funds cap and, because the timing of that meant they wanted at the very least eight of the ten groups to conform to doubling the quantity, solely three had been scheduled for this yr’s championship.

Brawn says after the newest dash at Imola – deemed successful – he’ll now push for six races subsequent season.

“On Tuesday we wish to talk about rising it to 6,” mentioned Brawn as per motorsportweek.com “We’d wish to have six subsequent yr. I believe they will see the success.

With the brand new laws this season, overtaking has spiked and elevated tensions, making a preventing ambiance on monitor.

The automobiles are in a position to comply with carefully behind each other which from many drivers’ views is nice enjoyable and a throwback to their days in karting.

“We’re more than happy with the dash race,” Brawn continued. “Nice leisure, a lot of racing occurring, loads of overtaking, we demonstrated the automobiles might follows.

“What it is best to all the time bear in mind in regards to the dash is it provides you an important Friday as properly. We’ve had three days of motion for the followers and we are able to’t ignore that.

“I do know you could say ‘properly it was DRS’ however you possibly can’t use DRS until you will get on the again of the automotive, so I believe total it was very profitable.

 

“We didn’t fairly know the place we had been final yr with the previous automobiles however I believe they will see the best way that is feeding into the brand new automobiles. I’m optimistic they’ll all see the worth in it. Even the followers.”

 

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