F1 teams vote to axe qualifying from 2020 as Ferrari chief reveals new plans

Qualifying might be axed from F1 in 2020, in accordance to Ferrari workforce principal Mattia Binotto.

A secret vote is alleged to have taken place between teams they usually got here to a unanimous resolution that the Saturday earlier than a race wants to be revamped.

Instead, a ‘mini-race’ is anticipated to decide the grid place of the drivers, nonetheless, the phrases of such occasion have but to be determined.

“All teams have stated sure, together with us,” Binotto informed Gazetta dello Sport.

“So in 2020, it is going to be executed.”

Qualifying has come below fireplace not too long ago following the facial end to Q3 of the Italian Grand Prix.

Kimi Raikkonen put his Sauber into the wall early on and Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, main the pack below a yellow flag, slowed down forward of the beginning line so he might set full an out lap.

However, he obtained his timings all improper and the remainder of the drivers on the grid – aside from Carlos Sainz – have been unable to set a time.

Liberty Media, homeowners of F1, are planning an enormous overhaul of the principles in 2021 in a bid to make the game extra aggressive.

And if the new system is profitable subsequent 12 months then it might be written into the new guidelines.

Meanwhile, Mercedes boss Toto Wolff criticised the qualifying ultimate qualifying session in Monza.

He stated: “For the followers that have been current, we misplaced a climax, the final qualifying lap.

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