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F1 to double points for final race

Formula 1 is to award double points at the final race of the season from 2014 in an attempt to heighten interest in the world championship. The plan is one of a number of changes next season,  along with the adoption of a cost cap - details of which are still to be finalised - from 2015. Drivers will also choose a race number for the duration of their career. Governing body the FIA also announced the adoption of a new five-second penalty for minor infringements. But it will be the introduction of double points and a cost cap that will provoke most interest. The decision to award double points, counting towards the drivers' and constructors' championships, at the final race of the...
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