News Details

Drivers share support for new penalty points rule

Several Formula 1 drivers have shared their support for the newly-introduced penalty points system, saying it is a step in the right direction for the sport. For 2014, drivers can now be handed points on their F1 superlicense by the stewards. If a driver accrues 12 points in the space of 12 months, he will be handed a one-race ban. Five drivers have already accumulated points on their license. Jules Bianchi has four after the first three races of the year and Pastor Maldonado has three, while Valtteri Bottas, Kevin Magnussen and Adrian Sutil each have two. 'I think it’s OK,' Sutil said when asked for his thoughts on the new regulation during the FIA driver press conference on Thursday....
Full Story »
2y ago from RichlandF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Drivers supportive of penalty points

Caterham F1 Team Formula 1 drivers say that the new penalty points system...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Sutil backs penalty points

Adrian Sutil believes F1's new penalty points system is a move in the...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Bianchi encouraged by Marussia improvements

Marussia F1 Team Jules Bianchi says he has been encouraged by Marussia's...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Valtteri Bottas: “So Far the Season has been...

The Williams Martini Racing team head into round four of the 2014 Formula...

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

MotoGP: Smith happy with KTM testing pace

KTM’s 2017 rider Bradley Smith says that he’s delighted with the...

Smith undergoes surgery after Oschersleben Endurance...

MotoGP star Bradley Smith looks likely to miss next weekend’s...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

MotoGP: Smith awaiting scan results on knee injury

Monster Yamaha Tech 3 rider Bradley Smith is awaiting the results of an...

Grab a pillion ride with Mamola at MotoGP Silverstone

You can be Mamola's topbox and raise money for Two Wheels For Life as well
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Dixon tops short Texas practice

Chip Ganassi Racing teammate Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan were the fastest...
3h ago from Racer.com

Ganassi cars dominate practice at Texas

Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan led the only practice session for tonight’s...
4h ago from Motorsport.com

Hinchcliffe, Aleshin credit team with promising oval...

Schmidt Peterson Motorsport's drivers say tire degradation will be key to...
2h ago from Motorsport.com

INDYCAR: Three cars in scary pit lane crash

Alexander Rossi, Charlie Kimball, and Helio Castroneves walked away from...
5d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Red Bull Global Rallycross season resumes in Atlantic...

Two new entries join the Supercar grid to produce a season-high of 13...
9h ago from Motorsport.com

Mikkelsen: It still felt like a victory

Fourth in Germany but Mikkelsen remains positive
1d ago from WRC.com

Lappi breaks silence over Toyota rumours

Talks have taken place at Toyota's rally base
3d ago from WRC.com

Germany driver report: part 2

Advertising Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20) Result: 3rdA podium finish...
2d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Match video: Watford v Arsenal

We’re off the mark! Arsenal claimed their first win of the season...
3h ago from Arsenal.com

Arsenal still interested in £85.5m Antoine Griezmann...

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reportedly held summer transfer talks with...
41m ago from CaughtOffside.com

'I'm happy with my contribution today'

Petr Cech put in another fine performance as Arsenal beat Watford 3-1 at...
3h ago from Arsenal.com

Hull City 0-1 Manchester United – KEY MOMENTS

KEY MOMENTS 10’ – IBRAHIMOVIC CLOSE: Martial puts it onto his head...
7h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

Hottest News

Qualifying results – F1 2016 Belgian Grand Prix

Below we added full Qualifying results of the... Read More »
13h ago from ThisIsF1.com

Vettel explains Q3 team radio outburst at Spa

Vettel qualified two tenths behind teammate Kimi... Read More »
11h ago from Motorsport.com

Lewis mulled deliberate penalty

Lewis Hamilton has admitted he considered the... Read More »
9h ago from SkySports.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.