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Wolff: Team bosses shocked by points backlash

Though the proposal was passed with barely a murmur from the F1 Strategy Group last week, team bosses are aware that fans are not happy with the new double points rule.From the moment it was first mentioned, fan reaction has been predictable, that Formula One's powers that be are attempting to manipulate the result they want - when they want - putting business firmly before sport.Bernie Ecclestone's proposal that the last race be worth double points - he actually wants the last three races to be worth double - is, in the eyes of many, a manipulation too far. Whilst fans obviously want to see the title fight(s) go down to the wire and not have the championship dominated by one driver or...
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