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Abu Dhabi circuit chief defends double points F1 season finale

Abu Dhabi circuit chief defends double points F1 season finale 1 April, 2014 Abu Dhabi's circuit chief has defended Formula One's decision to award double points for the final grand prix of the 2014 season which the UAE capital will stage in November. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) made the points change in a bid to keep the championship alive as long as possible after Red Bull won four successive drivers' and constructors' titles and television audiences fell. But the new rule has drawn an angry response from many fans and world champion Sebastian Vettel branded it absurd. 'The fact it came to us, that's good for Abu Dhabi, it will keep things exciting to the last minute...
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