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I Like Formula One Racing

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    Qualifying Sessions

    Qualifying sessions Qualifying takes place on Saturday afternoon in a three-stage "knockout" system. One hour is dedicated to determining the grid order, divided into three periods with short intermissions between them. The first qualifying period is twenty minutes long, and...
    TheSecretAgent TheSecretAgent 31-35, M Oct 14, 2012

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    Free Practice Sessions

    Free practice sessions A Grand Prix weekend begins on a Friday morning, with two ninety-minute practice sessions used by drivers to learn the circuit and for the teams to determine the best settings for the particular track. This is followed by a third practice session on...
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    Points System

    Points system See also: List of Formula One World Championship points scoring systems Points are awarded to drivers and teams exclusively on where they finish in a race. The winner receives 25 points, the second place finisher 18 points, with 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 points...
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    107% Rule

    107% rule Main article: 107% rule As the number of cars entered in the world championship fell below twenty-six, a situation arose in which any car entered would automatically qualify for the race, no matter how slowly it had been driven. The 107% rule was introduced in 1996 to...
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    Dnq

      As of 2012 only twelve teams are entered for the Formula One World Championship, each entering two cars for a total of twenty-four cars. The regulations place a limit of twenty-six entries for the championship. At some periods in the history of Formula One the number of...
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    Pre-qualifying

    Pre-qualifying In the late 1980s and early 1990s the number of cars attempting to enter each race was as high as thirty-nine for some races. Because of the dangers of having so many cars on the track at the same time, a pre-qualifying session was introduced for the teams with...
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    Points

    Points are awarded to drivers and teams exclusively on where they finish in a race. The winner receives 25 points, the second place finisher 18 points, with 15, 12, 10, 8, 6, 4, 2 and 1 points for positions 3 through 10. If a race has to be abandoned before 75% of the planned...
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    I will achieve my dream of becoming one.

    Nothing will stop me. Determination is my race, life is the track, I am number one. Lights out, let's race
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    I Like Formula One Racing

    A Formula One race or Grand Prix is a sporting event which takes place over three days (usually Friday to Sunday), with a series of practice and qualifying sessions prior to a race on Sunday. Current regulations provide for two free practice sessions on Friday, a practice...
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    Race

    The race itself is held on Sunday afternoon. Thirty minutes prior to race time, the cars take to the track for any number of warm-up laps, after which the cars are assembled on the starting grid in the order they qualified. At the hour of the race, a green light signifies the...
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