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 »
8mo 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...
8mo ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone happy if struggling teams collapse

Bernie Ecclestone has issued a stinging warning to struggling F1 teams....
8mo ago from GrandPrix.com

Not enough done on reducing costs – Kaltenborn

Sauber team-principal Monisha Kaltenborn hit out at attempts made so far...
8mo 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...
8mo ago from TheF1Times.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

MotoGP: Intrigue, gossip and rumour

A little of what went on behind the scenes at Sepang
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Crash costs Espargaro track time in Sepang

Two crashes blighted Pol Espargaro's week in Malaysia but overall the...
12h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

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

The first test of next season’s new MotoGP control Michelin tyres has...

VIDEO: Iannone - The Ducati is fantastic!

Andrea Iannone has high hopes for the 2015 MotoGP World Championship...
2d ago from Crash.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Tanak has altitude concerns ahead of Rally Mexico

Ott Tanak says the trickiest element of Rally Mexico is coping with the...
11h ago from Crash.net

M-Sport column: Back in WRC, back to form

In the latest exclusive M-Sport World Rally Team column on Crash.net for...
10h ago from Crash.net

Ostberg: My style suits Mexico stages

The León-based gravel rally never drops below an altitude of 1,800...
11h ago from WRC.com

Why no love for tarmac rallies?

According to 'sources', World Rally Championship does not want another...

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal 2-0 Everton: Player Ratings

Arsenal’s tough week at last finished off on a good note as the...
2h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Francis Coquelin left bloodied and bruised after...

Francis Coquelin left bloodied and bruised after Arsenal midfield general...
3h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Ospina To The Rescue! Arsenal Fans React To Everton...

Who else thought it was a mediocre performance from Arsenal against...
1h ago from FreshArsenal.com

Arsenal edge past Everton

Giroud turned in a volley from Mesut Ozil's corner in the 39th minute...
4h ago from Football365.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

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.