Formula 1's real 'best team'

Formula 1's real 'best team'

We are constantly reminded that money talks loudly in Formula 1. But one team on the grid seems to manage an awful lot - without an awful lot

Money is everything in Formula 1. The bigger your budget, the better your facilities can be, the greater the number of staff you can employ, the more likely you are to be successful.

The top level of F1 is most often a closed shop, only open for business to the biggest and wealthiest outfits. Ferrari, Mercedes and Red Bull have the three largest budgets in F1 currently, and between them they have won all but three of the constructors' titles since 1998.

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