F1 should scrap Friday practice

F1 should scrap Friday practice

Formula 1 endured another wasted opening day in Russia on Friday, but it's unlikely to make too much difference to race day at Sochi. BEN ANDERSON thinks there's a lesson there

The first day of the 2015 Russian Grand Prix was summed up neatly by TV pictures of Felipe Massa at the wheel of his Williams, parked in the garage, eyes firmly closed as rain hammered the Sochi asphalt.

On days like these one feels sorry for Formula 1 fans, particularly those who have forked out good money (either on TV packages or grandstand tickets) to watch. Paint drying might be more appealing...

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