Everything is happiness in each triumph of Max Verstappen through the 2023 Formulation 1 Season; nonetheless, these victories are dearer for him to proceed racing subsequent yr, however why?
We should do not forget that F1 drivers are obliged to pay a ‘Tremendous License’, which has a hard and fast price, plus a variable price calculated from the factors obtained in a earlier season, however this cash often comes from the groups and never from the athletes.
For instance, the bottom determine in 2023 was 10,400 euros plus 2,100 euros for every unit obtained a yr earlier, as reported by Bianca Garloff of Auto Bild.
Based mostly on this, and after 17 wins and 524 factors for Max Verstappen earlier than the Grand Prix of Las Vegas, the F1 Tremendous License has introduced him to a provisional value of 1,188,556 euros.
Because of this there’s not less than a million euros to be paid by the three-time Formulation 1 champion and will improve within the subsequent two races, since, if he takes the victory in Las Vegas and Abu Dhabi, this is able to quantity to an unbelievable 1,307,647 euros.
Thus, the FIA’s tremendous license price for 2024 means a 7 % improve in staff registration charges in comparison with 2023.
How a lot will Checo Perez’s tremendous license value?
Max Verstappen‘s crushing season has led him to have a shocking determine for the license given by the FIA, which is considerably larger than his closest challenger, Sergio Perez.
It must be remembered that Checo is in second place within the Drivers’ Championship; nonetheless, and calculated to the 2023 figures, he’ll solely should pay a bit greater than 600,000 euros.
Or there’s the alternative finish of the dimensions, with Logan Sargeant, who has solely scored one level within the 2023 F1 Season and who, for the second, Williams would solely should pay 13,375 euros for the American in the event that they hold him on their grid in 2024.