Revolutionary innovation in Formula 1 will begin to give points not only for place at the finish

Революционное нововведение: в Формуле-1 начнут давать очки не только за места на финише

In Formula 1 will earn points for the fastest lap of the race, the innovation has been approved.

In the season of Formula 1, 2019 will be awarded points for the fastest lap of the race. The rule has been formally adopted, as reported on the official website of the FIA.

World Council of FIA Motorsport approved the rule, subject to the successful conduct of electronic voting, the strategic group of Formula 1 and the Commission “bigger prizes”. On Monday, the voting process was completed, the innovation has been approved.

Under the new rule, the winner of the best race lap will be awarded one point in the drivers ‘ championship, and his team one point in the Cup of designers, this is a prerequisite: the pilot must finish the race in the top ten.

The first race of the new season of Formula 1 will take place on 17 March in Australia.

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