Aston Martin team owner Lawrence Stroll admits ‘you have to be very wealthy’ to compete in F1 in response to Lewis Hamilton branding the sport a ‘billionaire boys club’

Aston Martin owner Lawrence Stroll has backed up Lewis Hamilton’s claims about Formula One being a ‘billionaire boys club’ after revealing the high expenses of having to compete in the sport. All the guys that you’re fighting against just have that much more money. ‘Racing is definitely expensive, from go-karting on up, there’s no doubt about it,’ Stroll said. ‘It’s a lot less expensive to play golf or play tennis but F1 it’s an expensive sport, there’s machinery. ‘But Formula One is definitely an expensive sport to be in, there’s no question about that.’. ‘But we’re building and investing in our team with the ambition of moving up the grid year by year.

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