"But when you go to a new track and only have one session… In the end, it’s the same for everyone so there’s no problem with that.
"But I just think it’s a bit wrong. Just give us two sessions to sort things out, [to] just make sure everything is working well instead of just one session.
"The two-day format, I don’t really care, but then give us two practice sessions. It’s better to do two one-hour sessions than one one-and-a-half [hour session]. So I think it’s a bit stupid."
The only driver on the current grid with F1 experience at Imola is Kimi Raikkonen who has driven six grands prix at the track, notably finishing second in the 2003 San Marino Grand Prix.
Team-mate Alexander Albon also sided with Verstappen, adding he is not against the principle of having one practice session ahead of a grand prix, but feels Imola was the wrong option for such an idea.
"To me, it would make more sense to do a two-day event on a track like this [Silverstone] where we’re doing a double-header," he said.
"We don’t really need to do three days at the same circuit. I think it would be a good idea to test it out now and give us three days at Imola."
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