News Details

The end for struggling teams?

F1's last chance to slash costs for struggling teams has now passed. The FIA's World Motor Sport Council met in Munich on Thursday, less than a mere handful of days before the end-of-June deadline for rule changes to be made for 2015 without the near-impossible need for unanimity. With the budget cap proposal already dead in the water, many struggling teams had hoped meaningful cost reductions would be agreed before the final deadline. But the new and powerful 'Strategy Group' - dominated by the most competitive and richest teams - has ceded only a handful of minor measures. They were rubber-stamped by the FIA on Thursday. Engine use has been reduced by one 'power unit' per driver to just...
Full Story »
1y ago from GrandPrix.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Is this the end for cash strapped F1 teams?

Formula 1 is very expensive Formula 1′s last chance to slash costs...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone happy if struggling teams collapse

Bernie Ecclestone has issued a stinging warning to struggling F1 teams....
1y ago from GrandPrix.com

Not enough done on reducing costs – Kaltenborn

Sauber team-principal Monisha Kaltenborn hit out at attempts made so far...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Todt: 'It may be that some teams don't survive '

FIA president Jean Todt has admitted the recent excercise in cost-cutting...
1y ago from TheF1Times.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Rossi: ‘The bike is more beautiful without the...

Valentino Rossi has admitted that while he’s also not convinced about...
17h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Stoner: Carbon frame Ducati best bike in 2009

"When we had the carbon frame in 2009, I believe we had the best bike...
18h ago from Crash.net

Marquez brothers part ways with VR46 Racing Apparel

Marc and Alex Marquez’s management agency have this morning officially...
20h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

Marquez confirms merchandising split with VR46

Marc Marquez's management has confirmed that Valentino Rossi's VR46 Racing...
19h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Revised livery for Kanaan's NTT Data car...

Chip Ganassi Racing took to Twitter to reveal a revised look for Tony...
9h ago from Racer.com

MILLER: IndyCar's rookie problem

A year ago Sage Karam (LEFT) visited IndyCar's Media Day as a full-time...
13h ago from Racer.com

INDYCAR: 100th Indy 500 gets boosted by Super Bowl ad

Sunday's 50th Super Bowl was pretty forgettable but there was a memorable...
11h ago from Racer.com

Andretti could field Frijns in IndyCar

– Michael Andretti says it is "very possible" that...
15h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Swedish organisers cut stages

Rally Sweden organisers have axed eight of the event's 21 scheduled...
12h ago from SuperSport.com

Weather forces Sweden route revamp

Melting snow and ice threatened the season’s only pure winter rally as...
15h ago from WRC.com

Rally Sweden could be cancelled due to high...

The organisers of Rally Sweden have announced that the 2016 edition of the...
21h ago from Motorsport.com

Paddon positive for new Hyundai debut on fast Swedish...

The second round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship runs in next...
10h ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

The most substituted Prem players of the season......

TARSPORT take you through the players who have been subbed off the most in...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Wenger hit with hammer blow as Arsenal pair reveal...

Arsene Wenger‘s plans for a summer rebuild at Arsenal may need to...
3h ago from CaughtOffside.com

Juventus Star Pogba Dreamed Of Playing For Man Utd,...

It has been reported that Juventus ace Paul Pogba still has hopes of...
2h ago from Nastytackle.com

Arsene Wenger Wished Me All The Best – Benik...

It has been revealed that Bournemouth striker Benik Afobe has revealed...
1h ago from Nastytackle.com

Comments

Hottest News

Lewis at the Super Bowl

Lewis Hamilton continues to spend much of his... Read More »
11h ago from F1i.com

Ferrari power now equal to Mercedes

Ferrari F1 News: Ferrari sporting... Read More »
18h ago from F1Hub.net

Caterham collapse investigation takes a weird turn

Investigations into the collapse and attempted... Read More »
21h ago from GrandPrix247.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.