Audi To Provide Engines For Sauber In Formulation One

German producer Audi will make its entry into Formulation One by supplying the engines for Sauber from 2026, they mentioned on Wednesday. Sauber presently race as Alfa Romeo with a Ferrari engine however they’re reducing ties with Alfa Romeo on the finish of 2023. They are going to proceed to make use of the Ferrari engine till the 2026 marketing campaign. “We already know the Sauber Group with its state-of-the-art facility and skilled group from earlier collaborations and are satisfied that collectively we are going to type a powerful group,” mentioned Oliver Hoffmann, Audi AG board member liable for the F1 programme.

Switzerland-based Sauber — who’ve only one race win, on the 2008 Canadian Grand Prix — in 30 seasons in Formulation One have been delighted to be the primary group in Formulation One to be provided by Audi.

“To turn out to be Audi’s official works group shouldn’t be solely an honour and an incredible accountability,” mentioned Sauber Motorsport CEO and Crew Principal Fred Vasseur.

“It is the most suitable choice for the long run and we’re absolutely assured we may also help Audi obtain the targets they’ve set for his or her journey in Formulation 1.”

The engine will probably be developed at Audi Sport’s facility close to Ingolstadt.

The corporate heralded the actual fact again in August once they introduced their entry into Formulation One, saying it will be “the primary time in additional than a decade {that a} Formulation 1 energy practice will probably be in-built Germany”.

Audi took the choice shortly after it was agreed at FIA’s World Motor Sport Council that new engines, or energy models (PU), could be required in Formulation 1 by 2026, aimed toward higher sustainability.

The brand new motors will improve electrical energy by as much as 50 % and use 100% sustainable gas.

Audi additionally sees monumental potential by being related to Formulation One for promoting extra vehicles globally.

“The nice curiosity in Formulation 1 is international and the racing collection is among the sporting occasions with the very best attain on the earth,” Audi mentioned.

“In 2021, greater than 1.5 billion TV viewers watched the races.

“Formulation 1 is well-liked in key markets equivalent to China and the USA and the pattern continues to rise, even amongst younger goal teams.”

Audi did race pre-World Battle II within the European Championship that was the basis of Formulation One.

Audi and three different German automobile producers fashioned the Auto Union firm.

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They loved their most profitable marketing campaign in 1936 when Bernd Rosemeyer gained three of the 4 races, profitable the title, with team-mate Hans Caught second.

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