News Details

Todt admits some F1 teams may not survive

Jean Todt has admitted some F1 teams are in danger of bowing out. Despite the impressively rejuvenated Red Bull Ring, an air of slight melancholy has gripped the F1 paddock. Television ratings are down, the new battery-powered 'green' era and Bernie Ecclestone's apparent aversion to social media is being debated, and seemingly desperate measures like artificial noise, sparks and standing re-starts are being seriously considered. Against all that, the powerful teams look to have won their latest battle against F1's struggling minnows -- the race to drive down the sport's huge costs. The F1 Commission met in London last week, but - having already dispensed with the budget cap - almost every...
Full Story »
8mo ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Todt: It may be that some teams do not survive

Jean Todt on the grid in Canada FIA President Jean Todt has admitted some...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Toro Rosso handed €10,000 suspended fine

Toro Rosso has been handed a suspended €10,000 (£8,000,...
8mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Hospital admits Schumacher outcome uncertain

The hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland, has admitted F1 legend Michael...
8mo ago from GrandPrix.com

Rosberg admits hard work required

– Nico Rosberg has admitted that 'hard work' is needed overnight if...
8mo ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Sepang Michelin test ends in fast crashes for front...

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...
17h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Vinales 'improving day by day'

Suzuki's Maverick Vinales spent the final day of the second Sepang MotoGP...
6h ago from Crash.net

Crutchlow Ends Second Sepang Test On A High

Cal Crutchlow finished the second Sepang pre-season test in fine fashion...
11h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Rookie Laverty has 'cause for optimism'

MotoGP rookie Eugene Laverty has cause for optimism after wrapping up the...
6h ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

New Skoda Fabia R 5 impresses Kopecky

Former WRC driver Jan Kopecky has been helping develop the new Skoda...
17h ago from Crash.net

Aussie champion Pedder joins WRC 2

Melbourne-based Pedder will drive a Ford Fiesta R5 in Portugal, Italy,...
15h ago from WRC.com

Rally Rewind: Rally Guanajuato Mexico 2014

Beginning our series of countdown stories ahead of the 2015 Rally...
13h ago from WRC.com

Sordo ready for WRC return in Mexico

Dani Sordo says he feels fighting fit to return to the World Rally...
1d ago from Crash.net

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal tipped as the frontrunners to sign...

Arsenal have been tipped as the frontrunners to sign Borussia Dortmund...
2h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

[Image] Disappointing stats show Olivier Giroud's...

  Things had been looking up for Arsenal in recent weeks, but we were...
5h ago from AllArsenal.com

Angry Arsene Wenger BLASTS Arsenal after Champions...

GETTY Arsene Wenger tore into his players after their humiliating defeat...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal's defeat to Monaco proves England's finest...

There was a theme in the dismantling of Premier League hopes in the...
5h ago from Telegraph.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Why In The World Carmen Jorda?

The appointment of Carmen Jorda to the role of... Read More »
3h ago from FormulaSpy.com

Merc quickest, McLaren woes continue

While Lewis Hamilton set the pace at lunch on Day... Read More »
15h ago from PlanetF1.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.