The British car Builder McLaren is as a result of the Corona-pandemic 1200 and in the course of this measure, the number of employees in the formula-1 Team to reduce time. The manufacturer announced on Tuesday. Currently, 800 people for the team in the Premier class are active, according to the media 70 to go to report it.

“We deeply regret the impact of this restructuring for all of our employees. But especially for those whose jobs could be affected”, was Paul Walsh, CEO of the McLaren group, is quoted in the message. The cuts would have “a significant impact” on the size of the formula 1 Teams.

McLaren, which has won in formula 1 eight constructors ‘and twelve drivers’ titles, has worked under Walsh hard to avoid this step. Ultimately, however, it is not necessary, because the manufacturer had already “taken in all areas of the business dramatic cost-saving measures”. “We have no other choice,” said Walsh.

Driving the formula 1 in this season, go Carlos Sainz (Spain) and Lando Norris (United Kingdom) for the Team at the Start. Sainz will succeed in the coming year by Sebastian Vettel at Ferrari.