Button weighs in on whether drivers should be taking a salary cut
Former F1 champion Jenson Button has admitted that it is “tricky” to ask drivers to take a salary cut as the sport struggles financially in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.
Starting with the Australian Grand Prix, no less than eight races have been postponed or cancelled so far.
The lack of competition is starting to hit the wallets of F1 teams, particularly the smaller teams who rely on racing money to keep afloat.
FC Barcelona are one of a few football teams whose players have taken a pay cut in order to pay the non-playing employees within the club. Questions have been raised as to why some F1 drivers are not doing the same.
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