Formula 1 wants to host six weekends with the Sprint format in the 2023 season, as explained by managing director Ross Brawn.

The idea from the series was to host six Sprints this season, but due to cost concerns from the teams, it was decided to stick to three.

However, Brawn wants to go back to its plans of 6 races and hopes the teams will agree.

“On Tuesday we want to discuss increasing it to six, so we’d like to have six races next year,” said Brawn.

“I think [the teams] can see the success and I think we didn’t know quite where we were last year with the old cars, but I think they can see the way this is feeding into the new cars and the philosophy of the new cars.

“So I’m optimistic that they’ll all see the value in it and what we’re giving the fans. I think the thing you should always remember about the sprint is it gives you a great Friday as well. We have qualifying on Friday, three days of action for the fans, so we can’t ignore that.”

Brawn said the discussion will be only for agreeing on the number of Sprints, and not on a format change.

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