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F1 Driver Salaries: Who Is Providing the Best Value for Money so Far in 2015?

Top Formula One drivers are some of the best-paid athletes in the world, with the ones at the very top of the pay grid earning more than €1 million (approximately $1.1 million) per race.And although drivers are largely paid based on their racing ability, intangibles such as marketability are also taken into account by the teams when deciding who to sign and how much to pay them.For an illustration of just how much money a top F1 driver makes, in an interview with the official F1 website, Jenson Button was asked for his best tip to avoid stress at airports. His answer: "Fly privately!"Or you could just buy your own plane, like Lewis Hamilton:That said, there is a big drop-off between the best-paid drivers and the mid-level ones, and the...

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