F1 headed for crisis: McLaren chief
- Published: 5 Oct 2013 at 13.20
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YEONGAM - Formula One is headed toward a crisis within the next 18 months unless costs are cut significantly, McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh said.
Red Bull Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany competes during the qualifying session for the Korean F1 Grand Prix at the Korea International Circuit in Yeongam, October 5, 2013. (REUTERS Photo)
Whitmarsh said the introduction of V6 turbo engines next year added even more costs to an already highly expensive sport, and more needs to be done to ensure the smaller independent teams can survive.
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