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5 Suggestions for Changes to the New FIA Super Licence Criteria

The FIA's decision to introduce sweeping changes to the Super Licence qualification criteria has sparked a lot of debate over the last week. The steps taken to make it more difficult to acquire the licence—needed to compete in Formula One—have been met with broad approval. Cutting out the low-achieving pay drivers in favour of youngsters with solid records can only be seen as a good thing. But certain details have come in for criticism. Former racer David Coulthard and ex-McLaren tester and DTM champion Gary Paffett are among those to have voiced concerns, while Autosport reports Renault are seeking talks regarding the weighting of points to certain categories. The new system is better than the old one, but it's not perfect and ...

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