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Todt: F1 would not have survived without hybridization

The astronomical costs which are part and parcel of current Formula 1 are unsustainable, half a billion dollars to run a championship-winning team like Mercedes will never attract new teams to the fray and unlikely for existing teams to compete on what is a lopsided playing field. The budget cap that comes into play when the new regs become de rigueur in 2020, teams will have a spending cap set at $145-million. But FIA president Jean Todt would have preferred an even more stringent expenditure control for teams at the highest level of the sport. Ahead of the 88th running of the Le Mans 24 Hours, Todt said in an interview with Auto Motor und Sport, 'I've just been to Indianapolis and I've...
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