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British Grand Prix 2022

F1 weekend format set to change from British Grand Prix

Alterations have been made to the schedule of a Formula 1 race weekend, with the changes due to come into effect at Silverstone pending approval.

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The F1 weekend format is set to undergo changes from the British Grand Prix weekend onwards.

Since the start of the 2022 season, driver press conferences have taken place on Friday mornings prior to Free Practice, which marked a change from their previous place on Thursdays.

Now, though, this is set to return to taking place on Thursdays, with the conference due to be held 23 hours before FP1 commences.

However, the change is subject to FIA World Motor Sport Council approval, though it is expected to be approved.

F1 weekend changes planned

The changes – if approved – would see the drivers' press conference take place for one hour on Thursday, with 10 drivers attending. This would be split across two 30-minute sessions attended by five drivers each.

Those drivers not in attendance would be required to take part in a media session organised by their team on Thursday.

The team bosses' press conference is set to remain on Saturday morning, which takes place for one hour with six in attendance and finishes no less than one hour and 30 minutes prior to Free Practice 3.

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