This article is from the Formula One Motor Racing FAQ, by firstname.lastname@example.org (Mitchell McCann) with numerous contributions by others.
Currently points are awarded for the first six finishers as
follows: 10 - 6 - 4 - 3 - 2 - 1. This applies to both the
driver's and constructor's championships. Each team is required
to enter two cars and both cars scores are counted towards the
If a race is stopped, due to accident or weather, before
completion of 75% of the race distance, only half the points
will be awarded for that race.