Audi has introduced it is to make its launching in Solution One in 2026. The German marque revealed it will join the sport as an engine manufacturer and also is anticipated to strike a partnership with the Sauber team, presently running under the Alfa Romeo name and for whom it will supply full manufacturing facility backing. Quickly after the statement Alfa Romeo specified they would end their offer as title sponsor with Sauber at the end of the 2023 period.
The FIA last week confirmed the brand-new power unit regulations as a result of enter play in 2026 and also Audi, that had actually been long expected to go into the sport, verified their decision at Spa-Francorchamps prior to Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. It is the very first major enter F1 for Audi’s moms and dad firm, the Volkswagen group, which also has Porsche, who are expected to additionally sign up with the grid in 2026 in a collaboration with Red Bull F1 is enjoying a rise in appeal and also had actually been trying to urge brand-new manufacturers to go into the sport when considering its following collection of engine guidelines. “Racing remains in the DNA of Audi. If you think about Le Mans, DTM and also Solution E, we have constantly been really active and also very successful,” claimed Markus Duesmann, chairman of the Audi board. “We want to proceed this success story in F1
Duesmann stressed the increased function electric elements in the power devices would play and also the intent to run the engines on fully lasting fuels as key in Audi’s decision-making procedure. The engines will certainly be manufactured at its Neuburg base in Bavaria, led by Adam Baker. The business stated it would formally announce the team with whom it will companion before completion of the year.
Audi had actually previously positioned a central focus of its racing activities in cars, delighting in huge success at the Le Mans 1 day, where it has taken triumph 13 times ,”I am delighted to welcome Audi to Solution One, a famous automotive brand, leader as well as technical pioneer,” said the F1 president, Stefano Domenicali. “This is a significant moment for our sporting activity that highlights the significant toughness we have as an international system that remains to grow. It is likewise a huge recognition that our relocate to sustainably-fuelled crossbreed engines in 2026 is a future service for the vehicle sector