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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...
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