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Binotto proposes guilty team pays for crash damage

Ferrari principal Mattia Binotto made the extreme suggestion that the offending team themselves should pay for the damage their driver causes. The Hungarian Grand Prix was a chaotic affair, as Ferrari's Charles Leclerc sadly found out when he was wiped out at the start by Lance Stroll. In the past Ferrari, as one of Formula 1's former grand spenders, would simply accept the costs of the repair job and move on. But now there is a budget cap, and so fixing extensive damage like that means that a financial sacrifice must be found elsewhere in the team. And so, now that Formula 1 is committed to a cost-controlled sport, Binotto feels the drivers need to start taking greater responsibility for...
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