Pole position won with the fastest lap is something irreplaceable but as a first experiment the sprint race passed the test.

They were 17 very tight and exciting laps as Formula 1 should always be, especially Fernando Alonso’s comeback. His first lap was spectacular. Starting from eleventh place he took

However, I am of the opinion that some expedients must be taken. In order to increase the spectacle the points at stake should be increased to encourage the second tier drivers to take a few more risks, transforming these 100 kilometres into a real race rather than qualifying. In doing so we will have two grands prix, one a sprint and one regular, over the weekend, leaving the task of assigning pole position to qualifying.

Now it will be interesting to see tomorrow’s grand prix too to have a full panorama.

Gian Carlo Minardi

GT – Bitter race in Silverstone for Davide Rigon

davide_rigon.jpg'Unhappy week end in England for Davide Rigon. In the second round of Blancpain GT Endurance Series on Silverstone’s track, the Italian talented driver’s week end has been conditioned by an engine sensor problem which has compromised most of his work on free practices, forcing him to report to the qualifying session with only six laps on his shoulders.
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