Report: Toto Wolff speaks out against F1’s double points finale   Leave a comment

‘Bout damn time someone publicly told the Troll (i.e. Bernie Ecclestone) where to put his asinine double points idea…

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Considering his two drivers are likely the only ones with a shot at this year’s FIA Formula One World Championship, to hear Mercedes commercial boss Toto Wolff speak out against the double points season finale in Abu Dhabi is very interesting.

But his comments are now in the public sphere. Speaking to Autosport, Wolff called out Bernie Ecclestone and FOM without referring to them by name in terms of ramming the double points through.

“I don’t think it is fair and I don’t think we should have done it,” Wolff said. “But the commercial rights holder, who takes the sponsorship and cares about the TV audiences, said we need to keep the excitement until the last race, and it looks like he was right. I would be very surprised if it [the title battle] wouldn’t come down to double points.”

The ideal situation to avoid the double points playing a…

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Posted July 22, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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