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Surtees rejects 'gimmicky' double points plan

Former F1 and motorcycling world champion John Surtees has spoken out against the FIA's plans to award double points to drivers and teams at the final round of the 2014 world championship. "It must be purely a commercial gimmick," he said. "I think it's totally and utterly wrong. "This means of trying to artificially change the results of championships or races is something which is not in the true spirit of what we should be trying to achieve," he added. Surtees was speaking about his life and career with NBC Sports' MotorSportsTalk, in a wide-ranging interview that covered his life-long love of motorsports, his transition from two- to four-wheel racing, and how...
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