Formula 1 plans to tweak the qualifying format for 2023 with new rules that will force drivers to use certain tyres in each qualifying session, it has been reported.

The current knockout qualifying format has been a staple of the grand prix weekend since 2006 and sees the session split into three smaller segments.

All 20 drivers compete in Q1, with the top 15 then going through to Q2. The 10 fastest drivers in Q2 then progress to Q3 for a shootout for pole.

However, The Race report a revised qualifying format has been “rubber stamped” for trial at “up to two events in 2023”.

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