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Maldonado wary of points penalty system

Pastor Maldonado is worried the points penalty system will stop drivers from racing each other as they fear the consequences. The Lotus driver is one of five who has been hit with penalty points on his licence, a new system introduced this season. Any driver accumulating 12 points during a 12 month period will be hit with an automatic one race ban. And Maldonado, who already has three points after three races, fears this could prevent drivers from racing each other hard and taking opportunities. "The rules are the same for everyone, so you need to avoid incidents," he told Autosport. "But at the same time [the threat of penalties means] you cannot race, you need to...
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