News Details

Blame Ferrari for double points Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone has claimed that the controversial double points rule has been introduced to help Ferrari compete.It was confirmed in December that the 2014 season would end with a race worth double in Abu Dhabi, but the move has proved unpopular and received criticism from fans and some team members. However, Christian Sylt writes in CityAM that Ecclestone told Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo the rule was introduced in to benefit his team.Speaking about di Montezemolo, Ecclestone said: “He was talking about it and I said: 'It is very simple why we got that [rule]. It is because you aren't performing. If you were doing what you should be doing there wouldn't be any need for it.'...
Full Story »
1y ago from Crash.net 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone: Blame Ferrari for double points

Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that he introduced the...
1y ago from Pitpass.com

Bernie blames Ferrari for double points

Bernie Ecclestone says the new double points rule has been implemented...
1y ago from PlanetF1.com

Ecclestone devised 'double points' to help Ferrari

Bernie Ecclestone Luca di Montezemolo agreed behind closed doors that the...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Ecclestone pushing for 'double points' in three races

January 29th, 2014 .- Bernie Ecclestone has written a letter to F1's...
1y ago from F1Plus.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Rossi closing in on Read

Rossi’s win at the British Grand Prix took him closer to Phil Read in...
4h ago from MotoGP.com

Italian Riders enjoying a great year in MotoGP

The MotoGP race at Silverstone resulted in an all-Italian podium,...
4h ago from MotoGP.com

Private testing concluded at Aragon

Riders and team from across all categories in the World Championship took...
13h ago from MotoGP.com

Meet the Wildcards: San Marino

Four riders will join the World Championship grid for the Gran Premio TIM...
2d ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Justin Wilson eBay Charity Auction set for September...

Verizon IndyCar Series driver Graham Rahal, eBay CEO Devin Werig, and...
17h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Ganassi's Hull on 'the hardest-fought...

Scott Dixon's work behind the steering wheel of the No. 9 Target Chip...
14h ago from Racer.com

Wilson funeral details announced

The funeral of the late Justin Wilson will be held next week. The British...
21h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Wilson funeral arrangements set for Sept. 10 in England

Funeral arrangements for Justin Wilson have been set for at 11:45 a.m....
1d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

McRae's title marked at Wales Rally GB

Two decades previously, on Wednesday 22 November, the Scot secured the...
20h ago from WRC.com

The Pacific awaits the DS 3 WRCS

The World Rally Championship changes surface at the next round: sandwiched...
12h ago from Motorsport.com

Australia countdown: rally route

The new stages of Utungun, Bakers Creek (pictured below) and Northbank,...
21h ago from WRC.com

World RX prepares for iconic Loheac event in France

Staged in the small Breton village of Loheac in north-west France, a total...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Hector's passed Debuchy on the right hand side

Morning all, is there anything more tedious than the Saturday of an...
2h ago from Arseblog.com

What next Arsenal fans? Can Arsene Wenger change now?

Morning all. I guess we have two choices. Moan, then moan some more....

Manchester United lack in attack, Chelsea in defence...

Manchester United lack in attack, Chelsea in defence and Arsenal in...
1h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Arsenal transfers: Gunners ‘scouting Serie A...

Arsenal keep tabs on huge talent. Arsenal have been credited with an...
3h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.