Motor racing-New qualifying system agreed for 19-race F1 season

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LONDON, Oct 26 (Reuters) - Bahrain will be the first race in a 19-grand prix Formula One season next year, the sport's governing body said on Wednesday. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) published the draft calendar after a meeting of its World Motor Sport Council in Rome. The session also confirmed changes agreed earlier in the week, including a new three-part qualifying system and a return to tyre changes during races. For 2008, there will be a single tyre supplier, with ...

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