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Formula 1 Ticket Revenue Increases By 35% To $645M Over Past Decade, Research Shows

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 26 / 16

F1 races generated a combined revenue of $644.6M from ticket sales during the '15 season, new research shows. The figure represents a more than 6% increase over '14 ($606.4M). The data, which was compiled by Formula Money, also shows that the series' total ticket revenue increased by 35% over the pa...

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