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How much does it cost to repair an F1 car? Over $3.6 MILLION!

  • The total cost to repair an F1 totals over $3.6 Million
  • A typical engine unit alone costs $15 Million
  • finder.com.au rallies these repair costs in the wake the 2015 Australian Grand Prix

March 14, 2015, Sydney, Australia – With all eyes on the 2015 Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, finder.com.au has uncovered how much it costs to repair an F1 car. Did you think it would be over $3.6 MILLION?? We put together this infographic on the costs of F1 car repairs.

Formula 1 teams are highly secretive about their costs, and there is a huge disparity between the outlay on cars at the top of the grid and those at the bottom, not to mention variations in currency conversions inherent in an international sport.

The sport evolves constantly through each season to adapt to new rules and challenges, and new elements are always in play that can impact cost. These figures are a sound ballpark by finder.com.au gathered from a number of sources, most notably former Formula 1 team owner Eddie Jordan from a feature piece he did for the BBC in August 2013.


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The information in this release is accurate as of the date published, but rates, fees and other product features may have changed. Please see updated product information on finder.com.au's review pages for the current correct values.

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