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Double points plan absurd - Vettel

Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has criticised plans to award double points for the final race of the season from 2014. The winning driver of next year's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will earn 50 points instead of 25 under the proposals. 'This is absurd and punishes those who have worked hard for a whole season,' said the 26-year-old, who won the final nine races in 2013. Does the final race matter? If the new system had been in place for the last two decades, three world titles would have been won by a driver other than that year's eventual world champion. In 2012, Fernando Alonso would have beaten Sebastian Vettel; in 2008, Felipe Massa would have denied Lewis Hamilton; and in 2003...
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