BREXIT: will hurt some F1 teams and will benefit others
The famous Brexit > is giving a lot to talk about lately. Since we began with this theme, many were the voices that ensured that they would be all advantages for the United Kingdom, but as time goes by I think that even those who supported him at the time are already very much in agreement with this statement. There is even talk lately that the UK has it raw to achieve the pact with Europe, and without it they would have serious problems and could even go back to back down and launch the referendum again or completely cancel the Brexit idea.
But the world of motorsport , very settled in England is not ageno to this far from it. And among them, the world of F1 could be affected to a greater extent in 2019 because most of the equipment is installed there. Recently it was said that Ferrari or Toro Rosso, that is to say, the teams with their headquarters outside of British lands were harmed by not being in the center of the "Silicon Valley" of the competition, being more complicated to catch talents and be up to date as soon as possible. to technology and innovation ... and look where, now these teams could be the beneficiaries of the Brexit. We should also add to that Sauber list, based in Hinwil, Switzerland.
Ron Dennis, the former president of McLaren, was One of those who looked favorably on the Brexit, it also seems that Haas Gene is quite happy with it. Well your teams could be affected , plus Mercedes, Renault, Racing Point, Red Bull, and Williams. The problem goes beyond those engineers and technicians who are from other countries and have uncertainty about their rights and what will happen when Europe and the United Kingdom break, but also what will be the conditions they must accept in the country of Theresa May.
Also, even if a good agreement was reached and the break was " friendly "and both parties won by agreement, that is, in the best of cases, all team personnel in the English country should obtain visas, something that is a task and could cause serious problems to the teams. More time, more difficulties to hire, and possibly drain talent outside of these teams towards Ferrari, Toro Rosso and Sauber. In fact, Maurizio Arrivabene himself said that " Sopecho that in the near future we will find many people who will knock on the door of Maranello " in reference to the stampede that could occur ...You may be interested