Amid the current frenzy of cost-cutting talk, money is seen as everything in Formula 1, be it the root of all evil or the secret of success.
But while it might be the former, it isn't the latter. Financial might is a pre-requisite of winning championships, but history has proved time and time again that it is no guarantee of it.
Myriad factors make the difference between success or failure. Pouring cash into facilities and personnel with good CVs is just part of the equation.