Formula 1's strangest rule changes

Formula 1's strangest rule changes

While double points for finales may have been a shocking development, Formula 1 has been no stranger to odd rule changes over the years. From control engines to 10-hour races, EDD STRAW picks out the most bizarre tweaks

Particularly in recent years, some very strange ideas have been suggested and, in some cases, introduced in Formula 1.

In the wake of the decision to award double points for the 2014 season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, which has met with almost universal derision amongst fans, AUTOSPORT looks back at 15 rule changes that raised eyebrows.

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