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Skill should be rewarded Lowdon

Marussia sporting director Graeme Lowdon thinks Formula One needs to ensure skill is rewarded and not financial strength.The new regulations introduced for 2014 have caused budgets to rise significantly due to the cost of the new power units and complex technology involved. Marussia joined the sport as Virgin Racing in 2010 under the expectation that a budget cap would be introduced, but ultimately it never materialised.With a new attempt at a budget cap set to be implemented in 2015, Lowdon says F1 needs to move away from financial muscle being a major influence in success.“We have said this a lot, which is that Formula One should be a test of skill and not financial strength,” Lowdon...
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