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Vettel: Double points 'absurd'

Four-time world champion Sebastian Vettel has branded the recent decision to award double points at the F1 season finale as 'absurd,' adding that he doesn't understand why the rule has been put in place. The FIA announced a number of rule changes on Monday after a meeting of the F1 Strategy Group and Formula 1 Commission in Paris. Permanent numbers, a cost cap, five-second penalties and a cost cap for 2015 were also approved. Under the new system, winning the 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be worth 50 points instead of the current reward of 25 for a race victory. 36 will be given to the second place finished, 30 to the driver in third and so on throughout the top 10. If it was currently in...
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