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Drivers reject proposed points system change

Jul.20 More F1 drivers have come out in opposition to Liberty Media's plans to shake up the points system. It is believed a proposal to extend the points-paying positions from the top 10 to the highest fifteen finishers per race is being considered. Fernando Alonso is opposed. "I remember when Jules (Bianchi) finished ninth in Monaco and it was a small miracle and a great moment for F1. "If everyone scores points, we will lose a little something magic," the Spaniard said. According to RMC Sport, Force India driver Esteban Ocon agrees. "The points system is very interesting at the moment," said the Frenchman. "It's hard to get into the top ten, and when you...
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