It is widely believed that, having seen viewership numbers decline amid Vettel's utter dominance late last season, Bernie Ecclestone pushed hard for the controversial double-points concept for the 2014 title finale.
Unsurprisingly, Vettel - having won the last 9 races of 2013 on the trot - was not supportive.
"This is nonsense, and punishes those who have worked hard for the rest of the season," he said at the time.
As the crisis entered a second test week in Bahrain, German Vettel was asked on Wednesday if he is now suddenly supportive of double points, given he might eventually need a boost to catch the runaway 2014 title leaders.
"I think it's February, yes the season starts in four weeks, but I think that's not fair, that's a bit too harsh," Vettel answered.
"No matter which way I'm not a big fan of the double points because I don't understand the reason for it, but yeah, I hope that up to that point we have had lots of good races," he added.
"I don't see any reason to panic -- I know that everyone is working flat out to find a solution."
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