Driver number changes have also been agreed by F1 Strategy Group and Formula One Commission meeting at Paris.
The F1 drivers allowed to keeps a number of their choice during their career, the No. 1 will continue to be reserved for the World Champion. If the same number is selected by more than one driver, then it will be awarded to the driver who placed highest in the drivers’ championship the season before.
Drivers can choose between No. 2 and No. 99 for their F1 careers. And the meeting approved a five-second penalty for “minor infringements” was agreed upon, although the exact form of the penalty still needs to be discussed with F1 teams so a new regulation can be introduced in time for 2014… Read more – F1 to grant double points for final race from 2014