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The FIA has approved changes to the Formula 1 superlicense qualification structure, according to a report in Autosport, and it now includes several news paths to the most prestigious motorsport in the world.
To earn a F1 license, drivers must earn 40 FIA points over a three-year period.
Previously, the champions of F2 (GP2,) European Formula 3, Formula E, IndyCar and the World Endurance Championship’s LMP1 class all received the necessary 40 points in one fell swoop. But with the decision made on Thursday, the point allotment structure has changed for several divisions across the globe.
The top-three drivers in F2 will continue to receive 40 points. This decision also retroactively provides 40 points to drivers that finished third over the past two seasons...