Teams unhappy with qualifying format
LONDON -- It would be an understatement to say that Formula One's new qualifying format flopped last weekend.
Longer than many feature films, but rather less entertaining, the marathon Saturday session was savaged by the critics at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
'Rubbish', 'stupid' and 'boring' were just some of the words favored.
Niki Lauda, the three-time world champion and former Jaguar team boss, did not beat about the bush when asked what he thought about it.
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