News Details

Bernie: Double points unfair on leader

He may have pushed for double points in Abu Dhabi but now Bernie Ecclestone says it is "probably not fair" but it is still the right thing to do. This season, for the first time, Formula One will award double points at the season-ending grand prix in Abu Dhabi. The new rule was introduced in a bid to keep the Championship alive until the final lap of the season as the race winner will now receive 50 points. And although Ecclestone pushed for it - and even wanted it extended to include the final three races of the Championship - the F1 supremo now admits it is "probably" unfair on the Championship leader. "Well I wouldn't have suggested it if I thought it wasn't the...
Full Story »
1y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Ecclestone says double points 'probably not fair'

Bernie Ecclestone has admitted that the double points regulation is...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Double points 'probably unfair' - Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone felt double points was "the right thing to...
1y ago from espnF1.com

Ecclestone predicts no title cliff-hanger in 2014

When it comes to the loud criticisms of F1's new 'double points'...
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

F1 boss predicts 2014 title will be decided before...

F1 boss predicts 2014 title will be decided before double points finale 8...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

CoW secures Aviva backing, delays MotoGP until 2018

Silverstone is expected to host the next two British rounds of MotoGP...
1h ago from Crash.net

Rossi: ‘The bike is more beautiful without the...

Valentino Rossi has admitted that while he’s also not convinced about...
23h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Stoner: Carbon frame Ducati best bike in 2009

"When we had the carbon frame in 2009, I believe we had the best bike...
1d ago from Crash.net

Marquez brothers part ways with VR46 Racing Apparel

Marc and Alex Marquez’s management agency have this morning officially...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Jack Harvey: IndyCar “more exciting than Formula 1...

Racing Steps Foundation graduate Jack Harvey is seeking to step up to the...

INDYCAR: Chevy drivers give Phoenix thumbs-up

Will Power hopes that this year's return to Phoenix will be a step toward...
6h ago from Racer.com

MILLER: IndyCar's rookie problem

A year ago Sage Karam (LEFT) visited IndyCar's Media Day as a full-time...
19h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: Revised livery for Kanaan's NTT Data car...

Chip Ganassi Racing took to Twitter to reveal a revised look for Tony...
14h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Swedish organisers cut stages

Rally Sweden organisers have axed eight of the event's 21 scheduled...
18h ago from SuperSport.com

Rally Sweden could be cancelled due to high...

The organisers of Rally Sweden have announced that the 2016 edition of the...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Weather forces Sweden route revamp

Melting snow and ice threatened the season’s only pure winter rally as...
21h ago from WRC.com

Østberg cleans up in Finnskog

M-Sport driver untouchable in home country warm-up
23h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal star slammed for not being 'angry and upset'...

GETTY JOKER: Graeme Souness has slammed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Alexis ready to fire again : Gabriel and Mertesacker...

Morning. I slept it out, dreaming I was writing an assignment about...
2h ago from Arseblog.com

Championship trio eager to sign Gnabry

A trio of Championship clubs are vying to take Serge Gnabry off...
1h ago from News.ArseBlog.com

Top 5 EPL deals from the January transfer window

With a record reported 175 million spent on players, Here is a look at the...
3h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

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.