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F1 boss predicts 2014 title will be decided before double points finale

F1 boss predicts 2014 title will be decided before double points finale 8 April, 2014 When it comes to the loud criticisms of Formula 1′s new ‘double points' innovation, Bernie Ecclestone simply points to Mercedes. The Formula 1 chief executive said he proposed the extra points for the Abu Dhabi season finale to add spice to the tail-end of a championship fight. But even though he dreamed it up to prevent the sort of early title conclusion seen last year with Sebastian Vettel and Red Bull, Ecclestone admits double points will not be enough to stop a Mercedes triumph in 2014. 'It (double points) won't be necessary this year because the championship will be over much earlier than...
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