Brown on budget caps: It doesn't take a lot of money to give a good show
McLaren chief Zak Brown believes that the proposed budget cap of $175 million for every team in Formula 1, per season, is still a lot of money, and believes that entertaining racing can be achieved by an even smaller budget.
In 2021, regulations are going to be introduced with the aim of leveling the playing field in the sport, so that the performance gap between elite teams like Mercedes, Ferrari, and Red Bull compared to the rest of the grid is shortened.
Part of the regulations will be a budget cap, which is rumoured to be $175 million - a significant reduction in spending for the elite teams.
Brown thinks it could, arguably, be lower.
“It’s still a big sum,” he told Auto Motor und Sport.
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