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Formula 1 confirms championship point for fastest lap in 2019

Formula 1 has confirmed it will award one championship point for the fastest lap for each of the 21 races on the 2019 F1 calendar. The change to the points system was voted on and approved during an e-vote on Monday, which means it will come into effect from this weekend's Australian Grand Prix. The additional point will be awarded to the driver that sets the fastest lap of the race, so long as they are classified within the top ten – if the fastest lap is set by a driver outside the top ten, no point will be awarded. It means there are potentially another 21-points up for grabs over the course of the season, which is almost equal to the 25 awarded for a race win....
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