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Emilia Romagna Grand Prix 2021

F1 changes schedule for Emilia Romagna GP

The session times for the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix weekend at Imola have been changed, in order to ensure there is no track action during the Royal funeral for HRH The Prince Philip.

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The practice session times over the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix weekend have been altered, so that track action will not clash with the funeral of HRH The Prince Philip.

The Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, died last week at the age of 99. His ceremonial royal funeral will be held at Windsor Castle on Saturday 17 April, qualifying day at Imola.

In order to ensure there is no overlap, Friday practice sessions have also been brought forward.

This is to ensure that Article 32.1(b) of the Sporting Regulations is adhered to, which states that third practice must start no less than 19 hours after the conclusion of second practice.

The revised times for each session are as follows:

Revised Timetable - 2021 Emilia Romagna GP

Session New time
FP1 (First Practice) 11:00AM CET
FP2 (Second Practice) 2:30PM CET
FP3 (Third Practice) 11:00AM CET
Qualifying 14:00PM CET

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