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Can a champion be worthy if he only won one race?

Can a champion be worthy if he only won one race?
By: Kevin Turner
Oct 10, 2018, 11:56 AM

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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Series BTCC
Drivers Colin Turkington
Teams West Surrey Racing
Author Kevin Turner
Article type Analysis