“I think that scrutiny needs to be given on the decisions we take,” Wolff said. “For Mohammed, it was important to hear the FIA members’ opinion, and he wasn’t against it, he just needed more time for that decision.”
It does appear as though more and more team bosses are coming around to the idea of increasing the number of sprints. And Alpine CEO Laurent Rossi believes it is only a “matter of time” before it is confirmed.
“It’s good that all the governing bodies are making sure they’re fully aligned – because once you get there, you cannot really pull back,” he said. “So, I think it’s nice that we are working properly, we will have a bit of a debate and a bit of homework until we get to an alignment, and we just go for it.”