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Why F1 junior schemes produce more flops than stars

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Why F1 junior schemes produce more flops than stars
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Oct 12, 2019, 12:14 PM

Many Formula 1 teams throw resources at young talent in the hope of discovering the next superstar. But their strike rate is poor for a reason.

Formula 1 teams have always coveted the next big thing; the new Senna, Schumacher or Hamilton who will lead them to the promised land of domination.

But the strike rate for those who have attempted what often seems akin to alchemy by 'growing their own' has been patchy to the point where successes are few and far between.

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