The promoter of the Hungarian Grand Prix said the circuit would be open to hosting future sprint qualifying sessions, to bring more fans to the Hungaroring.

The first test of the proposed new format took place at Silverstone in the last round of the World Championship, with the widespread feedback being generally positive for sprint qualifying’s first ever outing in Formula 1.

Two more tests of the format will take place later in the year, and Monza was recently confirmed as the second venue to host sprint qualifying, at the Italian Grand Prix in September.

Ariane Frank, who promotes the race at the Hungaroring, is in support of continuing the new format into the future and would hope to be able to add a Hungarian sprint to the calendar if Formula 1 decide to adopt it beyond 2021.

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