Mexico could close next year’s world championship with a ‘double points’ finale.
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McLaren was the driving force behind F1’s controversial move to introduce grid restarts next year.
Following criticisms of the change, namely that it is unfair or even unsafe, race director Charlie Whiting revealed recently: “First of all it has to be remembered that this was the suggestion from a team.
The FIA has approved restarting races from the grid after safety car periods from 2015.
The controversial rule change, undoubtedly designed to spice up the ‘show’, was agreed by the decision-making F1 Commission recently but only rubber-stamped by the World Motor Sport Council in Munich on Thursday.
Pirelli will continue to determine the specification of the tyres
Following a decision by the World Motor Sport Council confirming Pirelli’s status as the single supplier of tyres to the FIA Formula One World Championship, Pirelli and the FIA have renewed their Formula One tyre supply contract. The duration of the agreement is for three years, starting from the 2014 season.