News Details

F1 spending 'unsustainable' - Mercedes

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff believes the manner in which the top teams in Formula One are spending money is not a viable long-term strategy. Speaking to Autosport ahead of discussions about a possible cost cap in 2015, Wolff admitted that the excessive spending at the front end of the grid is a threat to the future of the sport. "Probably the highest spending teams spend three or four times the money of those other teams. Is that sustainable and healthy? No," the Mercedes chief told Autosport. "Efficiency is what is being asked from our mother company, but the gaps, if you take the highest spending team compared to the midfield teams like Force India, Williams and Sauber, are...
Full Story »
2y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

F1 spending ¿unsustainable¿ ¿ Mercedes

Mercedes chief Toto Wolff believes the manner in which the top teams in...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Caterham chief fears two-tier F1 in 2014/15

Caterham chief Cyril Abiteboul believes Formula 1 risks turning in to a...
2y ago from TheF1Times.com

Continuity behind success - Webber

Red Bull's ex-driver Mark Webber believes a 'steady long-term vision' is...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Kvyat relishing 2014 opportunity

Toro Rosso rookie Daniil Kvyat believes the 2014 season will provide the...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Analysis: Why struggling Honda had to redesign its...

While Honda admits the deficiencies of its new MotoGP engine, the Japanese...
18h ago from Motorsport.com

Pol Espargaro closes on KTM MotoGP deal

Pol Espargaro is poised to sign for the new KTM works team in MotoGP for...
8h ago from Motorsport.com

Mugello Expert Opinion: Casey Stoner

Without doubt Andrea Iannone and the Desmosedici GP had the pace to run...
36m ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Yamaha suspects overrevving to blame for engine...

Yamaha overrevved its engines at Mugello, or at least that's the theory...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Franchitti on Chilton crash: "He doesn't know...

Chip Ganassi Racing team advisor Dario Franchitti isn't placing blame on...
12h ago from Motorsport.com

Emotional Indy 500 pole for Hinchcliffe

James Hinchcliffe will start the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500...
3h ago from Crash.net

INDY 500: Newgarden's tribute to Harroun

Josef Newgarden's helmet will pay tribute to Ray Harroun, winner of the...
11h ago from Racer.com

INDY 500: Full sellout, local TV blackout lifted

The first sellout of the Indianapolis 500 in 20 years will result in a...
10h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Merzouga Bikes, Stage 3: Rodrigues in top 10 as Svitko...

Hero MotoSport riders continued to make progress in stage three of...
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Practice key to Pontus’ perfect tyre swap

Super-fast wheel change saves Tidemand’s WRC 2 weekend
15h ago from WRC.com

Portugal Driver Report: Part 1

Advertising Thierry Neuville (Hyundai i20 WRC)Result: 29thNeuville's...
17h ago from WRC.com

Mikkelsen eyes title push

Mid-event rethink inspires Norwegian
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Yaya Toure Rejects Two Chinese Super League Offers

It has been revealed that Yaya Toure has rejected two offers from Chinese...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal Face AS Roma Competition For Marcelo Brozovic

According to the agent of Marcelo Brozovic, Arsenal will face competition...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsenal eye quick-fire second signing 24 hours after...

GETTY WANTED: Bolton star Rob Holding The Gunners have been closely...
56m ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Jose Mourinho Eager To Lure Willian To Manchester...

Reports have emerged claiming that Jose Mourinho is eager to lure Willian...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

Hottest News

Gossip: Where is Renault's secret lair?

Button says visor rule is "a bit... Read More »
46m ago from BBC.co.uk

Visor tear-offs could land F1 drivers in trouble

McLaren's Fernando Alonso was delicate in his... Read More »
2h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Haryanto may lose Manor seat

If I'm honest, Rio Haryanto has done a better job... Read More »
3h ago from Formula1Blog.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.