Autosport, the FIA (International automobile federation), the motor sports council has already approved a proposal for a scoring system change, where the race of the faster round would be given additional points. Change reinforcement still requires F1-approval of the council.
the extra point to get associated with the Formula E series of familiar conditions: the driver must finish the race in the top ten.
the Last time the extra points were divided into the race with the highest speed round MM series a series of the first decade of 1950-59.
In 1958 the championship even was solved with the fastest lap of the additional points, while Mike Hawthorn won the championship one single point Stirling Moss . Hawthorn gathered in that season, the two race's fastest lap points more than his compatriot.
While throughout the 2000s the highest speed round should be allocated additional points, the championship would have been resolved in the other direction only through 2008. At that time, the champion would be crowned Felipe Massa Lewis Hamilton instead. Of course, the situation could have been 11 years ago different, if all the drivers were deliberately hunted fastest laps extra points in hope.
Last year, the most fastest laps collected Valtteri Bottas (7). The finn missed last season in the drivers ' world championship in fifth, but if the speed of the spins should be allocated extra points, he would have risen in the final results third. Completely meaningless reform is therefore not the case.
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