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Drivers to choose permanent numbers next season

Formula 1 drivers will be given permanent numbers from next year as part of a series of rule changes announced on Monday. Drivers will also be allowed to choose a number to put on their cars for their entire career, unlike the current system where last year's team placings determine the numbers. The reigning champion will still be given No. 1. The FIA said drivers will be able to pick any number between 2 and 99. If several drivers want the same number, it goes to the one who had the highest finish the previous season. The defending champion can choose whether to use No. 1 or his permanent number. Other changes approved unanimously Monday at a meeting of the F1 Strategy Group and Formula...
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