The true cost of Formula 1

The true cost of Formula 1

As well as being a world-class sport, F1 is a £1.5 billion business. Who spends what? Where do their revenue streams come from? Who's in profit or making a loss? DIETER RENCKEN investigates the numbers some teams don't want you to know

Since AUTOSPORT first published The true cost of Formula 1 a year ago, the financial squeeze on teams has tightened.

Few race weekends passed without some tale of money woe sweeping through the paddock, and matters came to a head last weekend when Caterham and Marussia missed the United States Grand Prix.

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