A potential solution
What can be done then?
This year’s event already dispensed with one piece of Monaco tradition. The ‘weekend’ has always been held over a four-day period, with the first practice sessions on Thursday and then a day off on Friday, when the drivers can get dolled up and head to a fashion show and/or charity event.
In a bid to condense the calendar, however, Monaco will be a three-day event from this year onwards.
So, with those in charge having shown a willingness to change for the greater good, how about a big change?
The thrill of seeing F1’s best men and machines at 100% attack, missing barriers by mere millimetres – or even occasionally less than that as they scrub off some paint – during qualifying is clearly the best part of the Monaco Grand Prix.
So why not carry that through to Sunday?
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