F1 Constructors Championship payments revealed from 2016 season
View the chart below that highlights 2016 F1 payments in full. These are the payments made to F1 teams at the conclusion of the previous season.
F1 is the most expensive form of motorsport. That budget has to come from somewhere. Mostly, payments come from F1 via TV money from that year. F1 is the most expensive as well as most funded form of motorsport.
Newly released 2016 F1 team payments chart is explained and details below.
F1 Payments explained
Column 1: Payments carried over for competition for 2+ years. Money devided equally among all teams.
Column 2: Payments earned for 2016 season championship standings (Top 10 qualify)
Column 1+2: Self explanatory. No?
LST: Ferrari gets a massive check from F1 simply for being Ferrari. It’s Formula One managements way of making sure Ferrari stays put in their series. Ferrari has more fans than any single racing team in the world.
If they split, it would be a real threat to F1. Some might call this LST payment blackmail.
Other: Ferrari, Mercedes, Red Bull and McLaren get bonus deals. These teams have agreed upon separate deals for constructors’ championship bonus payments.
Total: Complete payments to F1 teams in millions
2016 Class: The teams finishing position in the constructors championship.
View the full F1 team payments charts below.
2016 F1 Team Payments Chart
|Team||Col 1||Col 2||Col 1+2||LST||CCB||Other||Total||2016 Class|
|Red Bull||36||52 (16%)||88||39||35||161||2|
|Force India||36||36 (11%)||72||72||4|
|Toro Rosso||36||23 (7%)||59||59||7|
|Haas *****||19 (6%)||19||19||8|