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What impact would the mooted Saturday qualifying races have on grands prix? Can Sebastian Vettel recover Ferrari's focus from Charles Leclerc? Does DRS need to be 'BoP-esque'? Our ex-Formula 1 technical director answers these questions and more
What do you think of the proposal to have some short, reversed-grid Saturday races next season – and how difficult would this be for teams to take on?
Martin Smith, via email
I think it's a great idea and if it was down to me that's what qualifying would be replaced with – a short, reversed-championship-grid race on a Saturday afternoon to set the grid for the feature race on the Sunday. I have written about it many times and while, yes, it will change the DNA of F1, in reality that has been changed on many occasions and F1 itself still survives.
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