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Bernie: Double points unfair on leader

He may have pushed for double points in Abu Dhabi but now Bernie Ecclestone says it is "probably not fair" but it is still the right thing to do. This season, for the first time, Formula One will award double points at the season-ending grand prix in Abu Dhabi. The new rule was introduced in a bid to keep the Championship alive until the final lap of the season as the race winner will now receive 50 points. And although Ecclestone pushed for it - and even wanted it extended to include the final three races of the Championship - the F1 supremo now admits it is "probably" unfair on the Championship leader. "Well I wouldn't have suggested it if I thought it wasn't the...
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