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FIA confirms new penalty points system for '14

The FIA has released an updated version of the 2014 Sporting Regulations to include a new penalty points system which could lead to more race bans. Article 4.2 states that any driver who accrues 12 points on his Superlicence will face a one-race ban at the next event. After that, their licence will be cleared of points. Points will last a period of 12 months and will be removed after that time has expired. Therefore they can carry across seasons. The system is aimed at punishing persistent rule breakers whilst cutting some slack for those who commit a minor offence which can now be dealt with by the way of points rather than a penalty if the stewards see fit. The penalties given for unsafe...
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