F1 team bosses say points system should be reviewed after Japanese GP confusion

In the aftermath of the Japanese Grand Prix there was mass confusion over whether Max Verstappen had actually become World Champion. Teams were under the impression that due to the shortened race distance, fewer points would be awarded as a result. This was a rule that was changed last year after the 2021 Belgium Grand Prix ended in a farce, when only two laps were completed under Safety Car and full points were handed out. With the late penalty for Charles Leclerc dropping him to third behind Sergio Perez, it appeared that Verstappen would be short of winning the championship…

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