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Audi To Supply Engines For Sauber In Formula One

German producer Audi will make its entry into Method 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 Method One have been delighted to be the primary group in Method One to be provided by Audi.

“To turn into Audi’s official works group will not be solely an honour and an excellent duty,” mentioned Sauber Motorsport CEO and Group Principal Fred Vasseur.

“It is the most suitable choice for the long run and we’re totally assured we can assist Audi obtain the targets they’ve set for his or her journey in Method 1.”

The engine shall 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 Method One, saying it will be “the primary time in additional than a decade {that a} Method 1 energy practice shall be inbuilt 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 Method 1 by 2026, geared toward better sustainability.

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

Audi additionally sees huge potential by being related to Method One for promoting extra vehicles globally.

“The good curiosity in Method 1 is world 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.

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

Audi did race pre-World Struggle II within the European Championship that was the foundation of Method One.

Audi and three different German automotive producers shaped the Auto Union firm.

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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