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Vettel: Karting costs have gone wild in the last few years

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Sebastian Vettel has branded the cost of karting as 'too high', claiming it has 'gone wild' over the last few years. Motorsport has long been known to be an expensive sport to get into, with Vettel explaining that he required support from a sponsor when he was first starting out. Lewis Hamilton has also criticised the financial barriers to entry in motorsport, recently stating that F1 had become a 'billionaire boys club'. Looking back on his time in karting, Vettel said that he was 'fortunate' to receive financial help and that without it he 'couldn't afford' to race. 'There's not a quick fix, but ultimately, the costs are too high,' he said. 'In all...
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