Formula 1

Video: How reversed-grids in F1 became ‘when not if’

Jun 17 2020
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Though Formula 1’s push to trial reversed-grid qualifying races at its 2020 repeat grands prix was blocked by Mercedes, a tweak to F1’s governance process puts the idea firmly back on the agenda for 2021.

Our latest video charts F1’s recent efforts to make reversed-grids a reality, why it’s been so keen to do so, and the arguments of the plan’s opponents.

We also explain the new factors that have made a reversed-grid format much more likely to become part of F1 in 2021.

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