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FIA overhauls testing rules after Mercedes row 12th December 2013, 17:23
The FIA has laid down detailed new rules on in-season testing following the row over Mercedes’ secret test for Pirelli earlier this year.
The FIA has confirmed details of the rules changes for 2014 including plans for double points at the final round of the season.
The first practice session of a race weekend should see more activity next year as more drivers will be allowed to participate and they will have more tyres to use.
The FIA has made another change to the rules on overtaking, an area of the regulations which has received considerable attention in recent years.
Force India have confirmed Sergio Perez will race for them in 2014 after signing a “multi-year deal” with the former McLaren driver.
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