For a sport accustomed to spending life on the road, the recent weeks of lockdown have provided an opportunity for plenty of trimming around the edges. When the delayed Formula One season begins next month, the teams will travel to the first two races in Austria as groups of 80 people, rather than the usual 120 or more. The new budget cap to be introduced to limit spending has been cut by $30 million to $145 million due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
For Christian Horner, the Red Bull team principal, the weeks spent at home have meant mowing the lawn more than ever before and three haircuts from his wife. Last week, F1 teams returned to their factories to begin working towards
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