How Coronavirus Might Help Formula 1

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The Budget Cap

We can’t ignore that F1 teams are suffering hardship, just like many companies around the world. McLaren is cutting 1,200 jobs across their wider business, and Williams is seeking financial support from investment or a buyout. These struggles highlight how crucial racing is for constructors that exist to race. If teams can’t race, they can’t get paid, and when they can’t get paid, their tight budgets get stretched to breaking point.

Virtual Grand Prix

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Different Race Weekend Formats

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