F1 » Surtees: We need to support talent, not bow to pay-driver pressure

Former world champion John Surtees expresses his sadness at the 'pay-driver' element in F1 - and his desire for more support to be offered to talented but underfunded young drivers.

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Jonov - Unregistered

March 16, 2011 3:48 AM

Isn't this going against history? After all, Niki Lauda bought his way into F1. Fangio came to Europe supported by the Argentine government. In the 70's there were plenty of pay drivers.

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