The Lotus team’s decision to sign Pastor Maldonado is the latest in a worrying trend for F1 – so with money trumping talent at F1’s fourth best team, is the sport in danger of losing out on top drivers?
Pastor Maldonado was a driver in high demand. It’s not that he’s had an amazing season at Williams; far from it in fact. He’s a good racer, but he’s not a top talent. It’s just that he comes with a purse full of cash from Venezuela.
It’s no secret that Lotus wanted Nico Hulkenberg but because the long-running saga with proposed investors Quantum continues to drag on, they came to the pointRead More »from Gray Matter: Is money killing F1′s talent pool?