How Will Banning "Party" Qualifying Mode Affect F1?

Added on Aug 20, 2020

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F1 has announced that for the Belgian GP, it will be banning the infamous "party mode", otherwise known as qualifying mode. This means that the teams will have to use one engine mode throughout a race weekend. On the face of it, you might think that this is an attack at Mercedes, who in 2020 have dominated the qualifying rounds with a 1-2 start for 5 out of the first 6 races this year. But upon delving a little deeper, it might not be that simple... so come join us as Jake Boxall-Legge takes a look at why the FIA have banned the party, and what will happen at Spa and beyond.


Episode titleHow Will Banning "Party" Qualifying Mode Affect F1?
Episode number63
Date addedAugust 20, 2020
Run time7:35
CategoryFeature magazine
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