Teams would have jumped ship: F1 Boss gives controversial insight into how a Super-GAU was prevented

Renault was regarded as a loose candidate, and Mercedes is considered. But in the end, all of them remained and formula 1 sports boss Ross Brawn can breathe a s

Teams would have jumped ship: F1 Boss gives controversial insight into how a Super-GAU was prevented

Renault was regarded as a loose candidate, and Mercedes is considered. But in the end, all of them remained and formula 1 sports boss Ross Brawn can breathe a sigh of relief: The feared Exodus of some of the Grand Prix Teams as a result of the corona crisis has yet emerged.

For Brawn shows especially, as necessary, the budget ceiling for the formula 1 future. "Without them, we would have, in my opinion, not as many manufacturers or big Teams," said Brawn on the edge of a FIA conference.

The (gradual) reduction in the budget was the decisive Argument to convince Board members and other decision-makers, says Brawn. "You had the opportunity to say that the formula 1 costs in the future less."

The cost-cutting was crucial, says Brawn

"If the formula 1 will cost but still infinite, then the is [not good] Argument, if a manufacturer has to make economic adjustments. Therefore: toi, toi, toi. We have managed to keep all main characters at the bar. And just because we are become, from an economic point of view, sustainable."

First of all, the editions of the formula 1 Teams will be lowered to 145 million US-dollars per Team and year. This corresponds to almost 130 million euros. However, driver salaries, and wages for top staff, and marketing expenditure of this sum except.

Brawn believes, however, that the budget ceiling and its gradual reduction will help in the following years to a "healthy" formula 1 - just like the 2022 suspended new regulations with modified vehicles.

On the Essentials

focused on "The new cars", he says, "look better and you can fight even better with each other. In addition, we focused on the vehicles to the areas that appeal to the Fans, instead of a lot of money for something to spend, what the Fans know nothing."

Originally, the new Generation of formula 1 cars supposed to debut in 2021, after a long time, the final regulations, the fight had been. The corona crisis, but made a postponement necessary. And 2021 to be used once the vehicles of the season 2020.

This article by Stefan Ehlen

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Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 23:26

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