Red Bull figures show “enormous” cost of F1 rules change

Red Bull Racing's accounts for 2017 reveal that the team's spending rose from £193m the previous year to £226.7m, representing an increase of 17.4%. By a remarkable co-incidence the rise in costs at Mercedes in 2017 also equated to 17.4%. Both teams have cited the change to wider track, high downforce cars as the reason for the increase in R&D spend. "It's as simple as that, the ... ... Keep reading