Overhaul of points system planned for 2010


The FIA has revealed that the F1 Commission has proposed that a new points system be introduced in time for the 2010 season.

The Commission, whose president is Bernie Ecclestone, is made up of key championship stakeholders from F1 teams, promoters, suppliers and sponsors in addition to newly-elected FIA president Jean Todt.

The revised system, which will be put to the FIA's World Motor Sport Council for approval when it meets tomorrow would see points awarded on the following basis:

1st: 25
2nd: 20
3rd: 15
4th: 10
5th: 8
6th: 6
7th: 5
8th: 3
9th: 2
10th: 1

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Published: 10/12/2009
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