Pay and play: The risks of a mediocre F1 grid

Pay and play: The risks of a mediocre F1 grid

With more than 60 per cent of the Formula 1 grid looking for a financial contribution from its drivers, Tony Dodgins asks whether the sport is storing up problems for itself in the long run

It was a talk with Heikki Kovalainen in India that started me thinking about the subject of pay drivers and whether Formula 1 is in danger of diluting its quality.

It may have passed some of you by, but when Timo Glock finished 12th in a race of attrition in Singapore, Marussia overtook Caterham in the constructors' championship.

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