D. K.
August 2009
Australian Auto Action;8/5/2009, Issue 1352, p9
The article informs that there are 25 days between the previous race, in Hungary, and practice for the European Grand Prix in Valencia, Spain. During that time each F1 team must basically shut down for 14 consecutive days. The two-week break is designed to cut costs plus give team personnel some much needed time off from the grind. General building maintenance is permitted, and the marketing and PR departments remain open, but everything else has to be turned off.


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