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Double points rule set to stay

F1's controversial rule which will see double points awarded at the final race of the season is set to stay.Following a meeting of team members and the FIA in Geneva yesterday, the BBC reports that the issue was only touched upon and there was no clear attempt made to instigate a change.The news comes after a number of team members had previously voiced their doubts about the rule, with Caterham owner Tony Fernandes saying on Tuesday that it is a “fake fix” for F1's bigger problems.“Everyone's asked me 'Where is the sport going?'" Fernandes said. "And all I've heard in three or four years is technical changes. The double points is a fake fix. It's not a solution. I don't...
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