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Formula One's rich-poor divide

Current crisis at F1 is caused by individual contracts by which too much money is distributed too poorly

New York

THE withdrawal of two cash-poor Formula One teams, Caterham and Marussia, reduced the starting grid to 18 cars in last weekend's US Grand Prix in Austin, Texas. And Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix at the Interlagos circuit outside São Paulo was reeling under the threat of a boycott