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Safety car driver not paid during crisis

May 18 Many in Formula 1 and motorsport are living without an income at present, according to safety car driver Bernd Maylander. He told Auto Motor und Sport that he is one of those people who needs the races to actually take place before being paid. "I am a freelancer," said the German. "I can only issue an invoice if I have performed a service. And since that's not possible at the moment because there are no races, I don't get any money. "I still feel safe, but I hope for all of us that the economy will start up again. I am in a relatively comfortable situation, but I have many colleagues who rely on events. This is an existential threat to many of them,"...
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