F1 sprint races: What are they and where will they be held?

Sprint race had great success in Formula 2, F1's Junior series, where it catered to the decreasing attention span of the viewers.

In contrast to the conventional 300km race, it is just 100km long and takes barely an hour to complete.

But what would a race weekend look like with a sprint race?

Only 1 Practice session to take place before qualifying.

(To determine sprint race grid)


Another Practice session to take place before Sprint Race.

Sprint Race (100km long or 20 laps)


Sprint Race result sets       the grid for Sunday.


But which Grand Prix(s) will host the sprint races this season?

British GP - Silverstone

Italian GP - Monza

Brazilian GP - Interlagos

Are there any points on offer for the drivers for sprint races?

First place - 3 points 
Second place - 2 points
Third place - 1 point

Although points are not the motivation behind sprint races, there is still something on offer for the Podium finishers -

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