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3-race double points rejected

You may recall that that the entire notion of double points left many fans cold but it was proposed this week that the double-points scenario should be extended to the final three races of the season instead of the current format consisting of the final race. Bernie Ecclestone put forth the proposal but the strategy group apparently met this week to discuss the notion and it was not approved according to BBC’s Andrew Benson. The strategy group consists of Ecclestone (with 6 votes), FIA president Jean Todt (with 6 votes) and each team representing 6 votes. It’s an odd balance considering Formula One Management (FOM) has 6 votes along with the FIA leaving the teams with one vote each....
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