What do F1 points mean anyway?

What do F1 points mean anyway?

Fernando Alonso is on the brink of claiming Formula 1's points-scoring record. EDD STRAW investigates whether this achievement matters

At the Korean Grand Prix Fernando Alonso could become the most successful driver in the history of the Formula 1 world championship. And if he doesn't do it there, it's inevitable he will do so before the season is out.

By most metrics, the Spaniard is already recognised as an all-time great thanks to his two world titles, 32 victories and close to 100 appearances on the podium. But he is also on the brink of becoming number one on points scored.

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