Verstappen doesn't think budget cap will impact F1 next year
Max Verstappen reckons the budget cap set to be introduced for the 2021 Formula 1 season will not make a difference with regards to how the championship plays out.
Next season will see one of the biggest, if not the biggest, change to regulations in the history of the sport, with new guidelines for power units, aerodynamics and standardised engine parts set to be introduced.
Another factor will be the $175 million budget cap which will be implemented in an attempt to level the playing field between the elite and midtable teams.
However, Verstappen can’t see it impacting the racing too much in the short-term.
“I do not think it will make much of a difference, because most teams are already investing heavily in the 2021 cars,” the Dutchman told Verstappen.nl.
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