Why ART aborted its F1 plans

Why ART aborted its F1 plans

The best team outside of Formula 1 has just scrapped its plans to step up. Glenn Freeman knows the team well from its F3 exploits and explains why it was right steer clear of F1 for now

This week's news that junior racing super team ART Grand Prix has withdrawn its Formula 1 entry for next season is a big shame. But it's not a surprise.

Whenever the FIA opens the selection process for another team to join the elite, it's always interesting to see what the established junior teams make of it. Because much like the drivers they help propel up the ladder, it's nice to see teams with the ambition of conquering the world.

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