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New point proceedure to be dropped?

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by kalniel, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. FOTA have pointed out a clause in the sporting regulations that mean the new change is invalid: http://www.teamsassociation.org/press-release/2009-03-20/fota-statement

    FIA say it'll come in in 2010 instead now.

  2. Bram

    Administrator Staff Premium

    Lol, must be very hard for them to get clear on this with only one week left to go, who needs clear rules anyway :D
  3. Ill travel to Max's dungeon or wherever he is now and laugh in his face if this actually happens.
  4. James Johnson

    James Johnson
    The Weatherman

    no get 1 million people to troll into his cave and point and laugh. :D
  5. Omer Said

    Omer Said
    Weresloth Staff

    Yes that's great to hear. But they could at least increase the podium points. ?!

    And I liked this comment at the link Rhys gave ::D

  6. AMEN!!! :clap:
  7. Rob Goldthorpe

    Rob Goldthorpe
    @ Simberia @Simberia

    Saw it on the News last night that they have dropped the new points thing.. Was a bad idea to have "who ever wins the most races wins" The Championship could be over halfway through if they did that!
  8. FIA claims "It's Bernie's fault!"


  9. Guess we all can relax for now and start swearing at the end of the year again :D
  10. It surprises me that for all the high tech and strategy involved in F1, the point system(s) seem to have been pulled out of a hat. Economists/game-theorists have been studying this sort of stuff for a while (e.g. http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/faculty/markovich/Soccer042508.pdf).

    You'd think that for all the money the teams have been pouring into the sport, FIA would provide a system backed with sound science, which could help assuring the teams that their efforts would not be wasted.