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Lauda says money non-factor in Mercedes engine advantage

March 12th, 2014 .- Niki Lauda has dismissed claims Mercedes is set to dominate the 2014 season because the German carmaker spent more on its new turbo V6 'power unit'. "It is no secret," Renault-powered Lotus' team owner Gerard Lopez said this week, "that we face an extremely well-resourced rival in Mercedes who have dedicated considerable efforts to their power units for the 2014 season." Red Bull's Christian Horner added this week: "They (Mercedes) invested more, they invested earlier." Former F1 driver Gerhard Berger told the APA news agency: "They (Mercedes) are ahead of the game because they invested more money." And even Ferrari is claiming it...
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