A secure financial future is within F1's reach

A secure financial future is within F1's reach

As wranglings over the Resource Restriction Agreement's inclusion in F1's regulations reach their climax, Dieter Rencken looks back over the history of the concept and ponders its chances of saving the sport from an unregulated financial catastrophe

Since 2009, the Grapevine has followed the evolution of Formula 1's Resource Restriction Agreement with keen interest. Not only for topical or commercial reasons either.

The document is, after all, designed to 'level' the financial playing field, thus enabling minnows to fight the piranhas on (more) equal terms – thus making it of crucial sporting importance.

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