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'Unimaginable' cost of grass roots motorsport must be looked at - Wolff

Young drivers need to start somewhere, but Mercedes Formula 1 team principal Toto Wolff believes the cost of karting is too high, and that the next Lewis Hamilton risks being missed if nothing is done to tackle the problem. Karting is the main route into motorsport for young drivers, but the extreme cost of racing, even at the entry level, sees many people turn away from their dreams before truly learning whether they are good enough. Article continues under video Formula 1 has introduced a budget cap of $145million for the 2021 season onwards, but Wolff believes the financial problems needs to also be tackled at a grass roots level. "I think where it needs to start is in go...
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