F1 qualifying tweak needed?

Formula One's new knockout qualifying needs further modifications to improve the show, says Renault team boss Flavio Briatore.

"I think the knockout system is very good, and spectacular for the spectators," he said in a team preview for Sunday's Australian Grand Prix, the third race of the season. "But I am still not happy with the first part of Q3.

"At the moment, we are going round for no reason, and it doesn't make sense for the people or for our image with the environment," added the Italian.

"I think the final session should be 15 minutes long and you fuel beforehand. You then qualify, and whatever load you finish the session with, then you…start the race like that.

"What we are doing now doesn't make sense for the show."

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