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Old 07-30-2009, 03:07 PM   #1
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Old 07-30-2009, 03:21 PM   #2
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Well sure they need that money for Wsbk? Duuuu
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Old 08-02-2009, 10:29 AM   #3
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i'm not sure the exact cost of funding an f1 team. i could be wrong here. however i think a wsbk team is probably about 10% of the cost to f1 racing. so by my calculations, bmw should be in the ama by next season. now who to ride it?
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:56 AM   #4
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Here's some idea of what F1 racing costs:

Formula 1 - The Business of Money

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Old 08-02-2009, 01:24 PM   #5
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Professional Motor racing in any form is bucks up. Even the top-notch radio controlled buggy teams can expect to spend thousand of dollars at a big race. Hell, when you can't walk out of a bike shop for less than $200.00 nowdays, that tells you sumpin' right there...

My Dad went broke racing an M8F McLaren back around 1970-71. He finally had to rob a bank to make ends meet...
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Old 08-03-2009, 03:19 AM   #6
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thanx for the link. 400-500 million !!
LOL on dad robbing the bank to go racing. i heard racing could be an addiction. did you get him to rehab?
any takers to pilot the beemer on US soil?
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