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Fastest lap will now be rewarded with a point

Formula 1 has confirmed that, starting with this weekend's Australian Grand Prix, the driver who posts the fastest lap of the race will be awarded a point. The controversial move to award the fastest lap a race point has been rumoured for several weeks as a last minute change ahead of this season. Presented before the F1 Commission & Strategy Group on Monday, there was a unanimous vote to proceed with the move. From now on, the driver who sets the fastest lap of the race will be awarded a point for doing so. This point will count towards both the Drivers' & Constructor's Championships. However, only the drivers who finish in the top ten of the race are eligible to score this point. This is...
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