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DTM scraps Friday practice sessions

Joey Hand, BMW, Oschersleben DTM 2012The DTM has scrapped Friday practice sessions for the coming season, halving the amount of track time available to drivers before qualifying.

The 2012 race format included 90-minute practice sessions on Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings, each session split by a 15-minute rest period in the middle.

For 2013 only the Saturday track time will be available to drivers, with Friday being given over to support series including the Formula 3 European Championship and Porsche Carrera Cup Germany.

The series has also confirmed that all qualifying sessions will now begin at 2:40pm on Saturdays while races will start at the earlier time of 1:30pm on Sundays.

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