Fernando Alonso has suggested one-shot qualifying as a way of putting some surprises into the sprint qualifying starting order.

Monza saw the second staging of this trial concept in 2021, which sees a 100km sprint race on the Saturday of the race weekend, determining the grid for the main grand prix.

The first sprint qualifying at Silverstone garnered largely positive reviews, but Monza did not prove quite so entertaining with a lack of overtaking taking place across the 18 laps.

Sergio Perez has already written off the entire sprint qualifying concept, but Alonso suggested a modification he felt could help – that being the old one-shot qualifying method last used in Formula 1 in 2005.

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