F1 » REVEALED: F1's biggest – and lowest – spenders

The average expenditure of an F1 team has been practically halved in the past two years thanks to FOTA's Resource Restriction Agreement (RRA) - but one competitor's budget, it seems, still dwarfs those of its rivals...

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Boss B - Unregistered

May 04, 2011 4:27 PM

$34 million? That would be a very strong 2 car effort anywhere else (even championship caliber in some series)...but F1.

So for HRT it must be more important to simply be seen than to be seen in a good light. They must value F1's exposure.

Rob01 - Unregistered

May 04, 2011 4:45 PM

Ferrari will for sure outspend everyone again as the car has nearly been rebuilt after three races. And this is before they sort all the issues with the changes. Red Bull will spend second most finding a KERS solution.

Retired Accountant - Unregistered

May 04, 2011 6:14 PM

Upon what exactly do these teams spend the money?
If I were the FD then the first step would be to halve the wage bill - by halving the people count - and put everyone on a bonus system. Even then the sums would be stupidly high. One question - how much is offset from Bernie's contribution?

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