Mercedes AMG team boss, Toto Wolff echoed recent statements by Cyril Abiteboul. Last weekend, the Caterham team principal was part of his fears about the economic future of Formula 1, fearing control at two speeds.
Wolff hints that, the current economic progress of the F1 is not the best ever, and he recognizes that differences ENTERED team’s budgets are too important. But he also said that Mercedes is not the team that spends the most money on the grid.
“We always spend less than other top teams. Effectiveness is what is required by our parent company, but the differences, if we take the highest spending teams compared to mid- grid as Force India, Williams and Sauber are still enormous, “he told Autosport.
“The teams that spend at high levels probably do three or four times more than other teams. Is this healthy and viable? No. ”
It is, however, optimistic that the Austrian looks to the future, since the judge sufficiently many positive signals. If the solution is not yet found, the willingness of each other to go to an overall reduction in costs suggests interesting future developments.
“I think the implementation of the Strategic Group F1 is a first step to handle the situation. We heard that Bernie [Ecclestone] has begun to emphasize the fact that this is not a sustainable model. I see that stakeholders are pushing for a more viable F1, more balanced in terms of financial resources. ”