The issues on be offering for F1 finishes might be set to switch, if organisers can succeed in a consensus on extending the placings which might be rewarded. (REUTERS/Pool: Srdjan Suki)
Formulation One is thinking about extending the scoring device in order that the highest 15 and even 20 finishers are awarded issues in long run, consistent with Power India co-owner Vijay Mallya.
Issues for a pole place and quickest lap may additionally characteristic.
Present F1 issues device
The Indian, whose staff are at the recreation’s core Technique Team, instructed newshounds on the British Grand Prix on Friday that the prospective trade was once mentioned at a gathering this week.
“They are making an allowance for whether or not the issues device will have to pass the entire approach right down to 20, 20 being each automotive ratings some extent in the event that they end the race,” he mentioned.
“The ground begins with one level after which is going up. Or whether or not 10th will have to be prolonged right down to 15th. These types of discussions happened.”
Formulation One’s present scoring device, relationship from 2010, awards issues right down to 10th position with 25 for a win. There are 20 drivers at this time, even though the beginning grid has been larger up to now.
Prior to that, the many years because the championship began in 1950 have observed simplest the highest 5, six or 8 drivers awarded issues.
A longer scoring device may be extra profitable for the governing FIA, with groups having to pay a licence charge in keeping with the collection of issues scored over the season, however Mallya mentioned that might additionally must be checked out.
Mallya instructed motorsport.com one by one that there was once “a undeniable panache” about completing within the best 10.
“That can get diluted when you get started giving issues down the road,” he added. “After we do smartly all my buddies ship me messages pronouncing, ‘Congratulations, any other best 10 end.’ Most sensible 10 has a undeniable sense of accomplishment to it.
“The counter level that was once made was once that if each driving force will get some extent, the entire approach right down to the ground, then each automotive goes to be racing for some extent.
“So on the finish of the day no one goes to forestall pushing the bounds simply because they are outdoor the highest 10 and there is not any praise on the finish.”
The game is thinking about adjustments to the technical and wearing laws, most commonly for after 2020 when present agreements expire. Some might be introduced in ahead of then, on the other hand.