Audi reveals F1 entry as functions staff with Sauber for 2026
Audi has lastly discovered that it will be part of forces with the Sauber Team with the Swiss enterprise established to grow to be its strategic companion and its functions staff from the 2026 time onwards.
Audi introduced in late August that it will enter Formulation Just one as an motor producer at the commencing of the 2026 time that will see the introduction of the new technology electrical power models. Formulation Just one is keen to just take the subsequent phase to reach its formidable sustainability system to have a web-zero carbon footprint by 2030 by introducing the new engines that will characteristic improved electrical electrical power and a hundred% sustainable fuels.
Adhering to Audi’s announcement in August, it was not obvious which staff the German producer will enter into collaboration with. Audi has now discovered that it has signed an settlement with the Sauber Team which will grow to be its strategic companion.
Also, the Swiss staff will not only provide as a strategic companion, but it will function as Audi’s functions staff from the 2026 time onwards with Audi AG also setting up to purchase a stake in the Sauber Team. The Ingolstadt-based mostly producer has previously started off the preparations for the growth of the Audi Electric power Device at the Neuburg facility.
The staff that operates at the moment below the banner of Alfa Romeo will contend in 2024 and 2025 with its present electrical power device producer, Ferrari.
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Finn Rausing, Sauber Keeping AG Chairman of the Board of Administrators: “Audi is the very best strategic companion for the Sauber Team. It is obvious that we share values and a eyesight, and we glimpse ahead to acquiring our frequent objectives in a robust and effective partnership.”
Present-day staff manager Frederic Vasseur additional: “The partnership in between Audi AG and Sauber Motorsport is a critical phase for our staff as we carry on to make development in the direction of the entrance of the grid. To grow to be Audi’s formal functions staff is not only an honour and a wonderful duty: it is the very best selection for the upcoming and we are thoroughly assured we can assist Audi reach the targets they have established for their journey in F1.”
Stefano Domenicali, CEO of F1 claimed: “It is wonderful information to listen to that Audi will have a partnership with Sauber for their entry into Formulation one in 2026. The blend of all those two names is a incredibly remarkable prospect for our activity.
“It highlights the robust momentum that Formulation one has and the perception in our tactic to additional improve and greatly enhance the activity whilst offering on our sustainability strategies to be Internet Zero Carbon by 2030 with sophisticated sustainable fuels in the automobiles in 2026. We glimpse ahead to observing their development around the coming many years and the vehicle on the grid for the team’s 1st race,” concluded Domenicali.