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2018-08-27 07:58

Image: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Ross Brawn says Formula 1 is not going to switch to a two-day race weekend format.

As the calendar continues to expand, one idea under consideration has been dropping Friday practice day altogether.

'We owe it to the fans'

"We have come to the conclusion that three days is simply better. It's in the interest of the organisers and the TV stations and we owe it to the fans.

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Now the question is how to organise the three days most cleverly," Liberty Media's F1 sporting director Ross Brawn declared.

The Briton said tweaks to the points system are still possible. "Points down to 15th could be a solution, but we don't want to change too much," said Brawn.

The same is true for the qualifying session, but Brawn explained: "We have to be careful about that. Today's qualifying format is successful and popular."

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