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WMSC approves 'point for fastest lap' rule for 2019!

The FIA's World Motor Sport Council has approved the idea of awarding an extra championship point for fastest lap in 2019, with the new rule implemented from Melbourne. The new sporting rule will now need to be endorsed by the F1 Commission through an e-vote in order for it to be included in Formula 1's 2019 Sporting Regulations. One last quick primer on F1's new rules for 2019 The extra point idea stems from a fan survey and research conducted by Liberty Media and is seen as a tool to potentially spice up the show. However, only drivers finishing in the top-10 will be eligible for the bonus point linked to the fastest race lap, a rule meant to barring enthusiastic backmarkers from...
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