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 »
2y 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...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Double points 'probably unfair' - Ecclestone

Bernie Ecclestone felt double points was "the right thing to...
2y 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'...
2y 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...
2y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Analysis: How Mugello proved to Vinales Yamaha was the...

Yamaha-bound rider Maverick Vinales is certain he's made the right choice...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

Video: Part two of ‘Valentino Rossi: The Doctor...

The second episode in the ‘Valentino Rossi: The Doctor Series’...

Mugello Expert Opinion: Casey Stoner

Without doubt Andrea Iannone and the Desmosedici GP had the pace to run...

Pirro replaces injured Baz at Barcelona

Ducati tester Michele Pirro will make his fifth appearance of the MotoGP...
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Pippa Mann crashes on Carb Day

Dale Coyne Racing driver Pippa Mann crashed at Turn 4 45 minutes into the...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

Q&A: Brabham on Indianapolis 500 build-up

As the hour fast approaches for Matt Brabham’s date with destiny in the...
3h ago from SpeedCafe.com

INDY DIARIES: 'Heeeeeee's on it!'

Over 99 runnings, the Indianapolis 500 has become the most famous event...
3h ago from Racer.com

Franchitti on Chilton crash: "He doesn't know...

Chip Ganassi Racing team advisor Dario Franchitti isn't placing blame on...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Camilli buoyed by Portugal result

M-Sport driver reflects on fifth place finish
3h ago from WRC.com

Merzouga, Stage 5: Benavides wins as Rodrigues ends...

Honda's Kevin Benavides took win in the 2016 edition of Merzouga Rally at...
3h ago from Motorsport.com

The WRC gallery: Round 5: Portugal

Advertising Here is a selection of some of our favourite photographs,...
5h ago from WRC.com

Neuville: 'These things can happen'

Philosophical approach to Portugal exit
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Nail-biting at Emirates Stadium as Arsenal megastar...

Of all the players Arsenal want to sign on the dotted line this summer,...
44m ago from CaughtOffside.com

WATCH: Arsenal report

FC Arsenal correspondant Mattias Karen looks back at Arsenal's season, and...
54m ago from ESPNFC.co.uk

Granit Xhaka Arsenal shirt number revealed & it's a...

Granit Xhaka has been handed the No.16 shirt at Arsenal, with our first...
1h ago from AllArsenal.com

Comments

Hottest News

Rosberg may tighten up in title race - Alonso

Fernando Alonso says Nico Rosberg could tighten... Read More »
3h ago from F1i.com

Ferrari to be first with 2017 F1 test car

Ferrari looks set to get the jump on the F1 field... Read More »
7h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Honda monitoring Renault upgrade closely

Honda is keeping a close eye on Renault's power... Read More »
4h ago from F1i.com

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.