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F1 abandons plan to change points system

Plans to change the points system, awarding points to all twenty drivers, have been scrapped. The bid to award points to all twenty drivers was revealed by Vijay Mallya in July following a meeting of the Strategy Group. 'They're considering whether the points system should go all the way down to 20th, 20th being every car scores a point if they finish the race,' he said. 'The bottom starts with one point and then goes up. Or whether 10th should be extended down to 15th. All these discussions took place.' As ever, not everyone agreed with the proposal. 'The point that was made is that there's a certain panache at being referred to as finishing in the top 10,' he admitted. 'That will get...
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