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Double points for final three races or none at all - Ecclestone

Sutton Images Enlarge Bernie Ecclestone wants Formula One's controversial double points rule to be rolled out over the final three races of the year or be dropped all together. Earlier this month the FIA announced that next year's season finale in Abu Dhabi would be worth double points in order to increase the chances of the title going down to the wire. The rule has not gone down well with fans and earlier this week Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo predicted it would last just one year before being scrapped. Ecclestone, however, says Formula One's strategy group (featuring representatives from the FIA, FOM, Ferrari, Red Bull, McLaren, Mercedes, Williams and Lotus) may choose to...
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