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The WEC and FIA GTs have both tinkered with qualifying this year in a bid to improve the show. Gary Watkins argues the changes have had the opposite impact, robbing qualifying of any drama

A circuit, a race car with driver strapped firmly in and a stopwatch. They're three parts of a simple equation: man (or woman) who laps said circuit in the fastest time equals pole position winner. There seems little need to complicate it.

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