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Mercedes and Red Bull push for $5m Sprint Boost

Red Bull and Mercedes are pushing for a $5m additional budget to cover the costs of sprint qualifying, it has been reported. Italian site Corriere dello Sport has said that the two F1 titans are pledging for the extra cash boost to over any potential car damage caused by the new sprint qualifying format. F1 introduced a $145m cost cap in 2021 which also coincided with the introduction of Sprint Qualifying in Silverstone, Monza and the Brazilian Grand Prix. The cost cap will reduce by $5m in 2022 to $140m, and, according the Italian press, this has caused the top teams to push for additional funds to cover cost damage with other teams opposed to raising the sprint allowance. Ferrari have...
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