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Changes to Superlicence rules

As expected, the FIA has made changes to the Superlicence qualification rules. The rules, which were changed in the wake of Max Verstappen's signing to Toro Rosso in 2014, thereby making him the youngest ever driver to contest a race when he lined up on the grid in Melbourne in 2015, still sees drivers needing to acquire at least 40 points over a three-year period. However, while F2, the European Formula 3 championship, Formula E, IndyCar and the World Endurance Championship (LMP1) still count, from next year preference will be given to the winners of the F2 and IndyCar championships. Previously, the winner and runner-up in the GP2 Series would gain the necessary 40 points, from 2018 this...
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