Teams question wisdom of radical plan

Updated: September 4, 2004, 10:08 PM ET
By Dan Knutson | Special to ESPN.com

A radical plan to shake up qualifying during Grand Prix weekends in 2005 is gaining grass roots support from Formula One fans. But many teams have reservations about the plan and are reluctant to support it.

The plan, created by Jaguar Racing boss Tony Purnell, involves 10-lap qualifying races on Friday and Saturday with the grid positions for those mini races being set by random draw. The combined finishing results of those two races would then determine the starting line-up for the Grand ...

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