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The craziest idea that might just save the Monaco Grand Prix

The craziest idea that might just save the Monaco Grand Prix

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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.

George Russell was one of a number of Formula 1 and Formula E drivers to hit the red carpet last year. (Image credit: XPB Images.)

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?

That’s right, I’m…

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