Audi introduced its entry into F1 by shopping for a significant stake within the Sauber F1 workforce. The automotive giants shall be competing as a manufacturing unit workforce from the 2026 F1 season, with their very own engines and now personal chassis and automobiles.
Components 1 reporter Ralf Again and F1 professional Christian Danner mentioned the driving force pairing of the long run workforce in SPORT1 journal. Each pundits had been of the opinion that Mick Schumacher is on the radar for the brand new workforce.
Again was of the opinion that Schumacher must persevere till 2026 since Audi would choose him up then. He stated:
“I believe it is all about getting by 2023 for Mick, as a result of the way in which I see it, his future lies with Audi. They need him and there have already been talks.”
He went on to say how the German workforce will revamp the prevailing Sauber construction and Schumacher is on the prime of the checklist for the brand new guys coming in. He stated:
“Fully completely different folks shall be in cost. And I count on Mick to be one of many future pilots.”
The German giants had beforehand introduced that they’d be becoming a member of F1 as an engine provider from the 2026 season. This got here in mild of the engine improvement ban that shall be lifted in 2026.
Audi is likely one of the potential new groups coming in with talks surrounding Porsche and the way it additionally wished to enter the game and take over Pink Bull. The deal didn’t work out and entry into the game for the German producer appears unlikely now.
Mick Schumacher but to search out F1 seat for subsequent season even with Audi curiosity
Schumacher is presently with no confirmed seat for subsequent season. Haas is the one workforce left with a seat obtainable after Williams introduced their second driver, Logan Sargeant, for subsequent 12 months on the eve of the US GP. Haas chief Guenther Steiner has repeatedly stated that the second seat at Haas will go to a deserving candidate and Schumacher must show himself worthy.