Can a one-time winner really be a worthy champion?
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Can a one-time winner really be a worthy champion?

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Titles should be won by the driver who claims more victories than anyone else, so convention goes. Does the unpredictable nature of the British Touring Car Championship render that notion obsolete?

It normally seems right that the driver who takes the most wins in a season should be champion. That usually happens in Formula 1, and when it doesn't there are often claims that someone has been robbed.

There is a simple logic to that. The point of a race is to find a winner, so the point of a championship (quite literally a series of races) should surely be to find the car-driver combination that wins the most often...

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