The potential benefits of losing the F1 constructors' title
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The potential benefits of losing the F1 constructors' title

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As the battle continues to rage over the F1 2021 drivers' championship, teams up and down the grid are turning their attentions to the prize money attributed to each position in the constructors' standings. But F1's sliding scale rules governing windtunnel and CFD use will soften the blow for those who miss out on the top places

Two rounds, eight points. 2021’s thrilling Formula 1 season has so far spanned 18 countries and around 5800 kilometres of racing across nine months of heated competition – and just one hypothetical sixth-place finish separates Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton with two races remaining.

Whatever happens at the Jeddah and Yas Marina circuits, this season will live long in the memory as one of F1’s greatest title fights. It’ll also be up there as one of the most tempestuous title battles, one largely fought by the F1 equivalents of two football dads hurling abuse at each other in between barking orders from the touchline to their children. But we’re still living through history.

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