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An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

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On This Day

Friday 14th February 2003

17 years ago

In a bid to spice up racing, Max Mosley announced a ban on refuelling between the end of qualifying and the start of the race, meaning drivers had to qualify with race fuel. "What will happen is that you will get some very interesting strategies going on," said Mosley. "There will be the dilemma of do I want to be fast in qualifying and make an early pitstop or not." The system was scrapped in 2010 when refuelling during the race was banned.