SPIELBERG, Austria (Reuters) - McLaren are open to restructuring Formula One's revenue distribution to make payments less skewed to bigger teams and help smaller ones become more competitive, according to executive director Zak Brown.
"We're prepared to make some short-term sacrifices for the long-term gain of the sport," Brown told reporters at the Austrian Grand Prix.
"While I don't think we need to go to a flat revenue structure, clearly it is too out of balance compared to other sports and that's why we have this out of balance race results."
Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull are the only teams to have won Formula One races since Lotus triumphed in Australia in March 2013.
Brown said he aimed to "put Formula One first and McLaren a really close second", and smiled when asked whether all the other teams shared his view: "I doubt it."
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