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Formula 1 drivers to choose bespoke number to be used for entire career at the top

Formula 1 drivers to choose bespoke number to be used for entire career at the top 10 December, 2013 Gilles Villeneuve in the number 27 Ferrari at Monaco during the 1981 season Among a wide range of major changes to Formula 1, the FIA announced a change to the system of driver numbers, with drivers in future carrying their bespoke number throughout their career at the pinnacle of the sport rather than taking a new one every year depending on where they finished in the championship. The number one will be reserved for the World Champion, should he decide to use it the year after his title triumph and thereafter revert to his chosen number. During the initial number selection process, should...
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