Dodgy Business: The FIA's smokescreen

Dodgy Business: The FIA's smokescreen

The announcement of a new points system caused uproar last week. But while everybody was focused on that, the FIA dropped the real bombshell...

No denying it, there's big uncertainty about Formula 1 at the moment. As I write, I'm at 38,800 feet heading for Oz with the distinct feeling I could be flying straight into a war zone.

To say that the last week has been 'newsy' in F1 terms would be dramatic understatement. First came the announcement that points no longer mean prizes, then a quick reversal: yes, they still do, for another year at least.

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