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Analysing the rule changes

Weighing up the pros and cons of the changes to the F1 regulations announced by the FIA...Double points in the final race of the seasonBy equal measure, the most eye-catching amendment introduced by the FIA and the most unpopular. Whether the notion of double points in the final race would have generated quite as much opprobrium had the last GP of 2013 been scheduled for a marquee venue - Silverstone, Monza, Suzuka etc - rather than a soulless, soporific arena in the Middle East is a moot point. Nevertheless, the principal complaint rests on the principle: this not so much a tweak as a credibility-impinging gimmick which, to quote Martin Brundle, is "an answer to a question nobody was...
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