The fact that Williams is currently having one of their best seasons in the modern era and still reporting harmful losses will be a major cause for concern for Vowles and the British team's shareholders.
However, according to Vowles, it's not only the higher-ups who will be worried about an 11th F1 team.
"I have 900 employees that I have responsibility for," said Vowles. "They go home and pay a mortgage. I want to keep 900 employees, I want them to keep paying their bills.
"It’s sporting because I started at the beginning of this; we’re investing tens or hundreds of millions into this organisation."
While the FIA has taken the first step towards welcoming Andretti-Cadillac into the Formula 1 family, the sport's stakeholders are engaging in a comprehensive assessment of this proposed expansion.
The coming months will determine whether Formula 1 will strike a delicate balance between growth and the financial stability of its current teams.
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