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The unavoidable pain forced by Formula 1's better future
F1's welcome confirmation of its 2021 rule package aimed at sustainability was juxtaposed by the announcement a day earlier that McLaren would be making massive layoffs as a result. But pain like this is unavoidable if F1 wishes to survive
The news that McLaren is expected to shed around 70 staff from its Formula 1 team as part of 1200 job cuts across its Group sent shock waves across the motorsport and automotive world this week.
At a time when many people's lockdown thoughts are shifting towards the new normal, and what happens next when the show gets back on the road, it brought a grim reminder that there are not just sunlit uplands ahead.
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