From 2014, double points will be awarded for the final round of the 2014 Formula One season, in an effort to prolong the championship battles. The decision was agreed upon by the F1 Strategy Group, alongside the Formula One Commission in a meeting on Monday in Paris and will become effective immediately, following the mandate handed to the two bodies to make rule changes by the World Motorsport Council last week.
A statement from the FIA reads: “Double drivers’ and constructors’ points will be awarded at the final race of the Formula One season in order to maximise focus on the Championship until the end of the campaign.”
If in effect in recent year’s this system would have seen...
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