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VW emphasise importance of rule change as they eye Red Bull partnership

With Porsche and Audi confirmed to be joining Formula 1 in 2026, rumours have begun to circulate as to the method of which the two manufacturers will opt to join the championship. Audi are known to be eyeing up their own team, whereas Porsche are believed to prefer the option of joining a current frontrunning

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Team principal claims Audi have agreed deal to take over the Sauber Group

An anonymous team principal is reported to have claimed that Audi have already struck a deal to take over the Sauber Group in 2026, but are holding back on the announcement. Audi and Porsche have had their interest confirmed by parent company Volkswagen in entering Formula 1 in 2026. That year will see new engine

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BMW comment on F1 return as Audi discuss Aston Martin takeover

BMW motorsport boss Frank van Meel has declared that his company do not have any intention to return to Formula 1 and compete with Audi and Porsche. BMW’s adventure in F1 began in 1952 when they entered a team into the German Grand Prix that year, and then again in 1953. They did not score

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McLaren hit out at ‘very selfish’ rival teams

With the Formula 1 grid currently consisting of ten teams, speculation has grown that this number could soon be growing with interest being shown by some of the biggest names in world motorsport. Audi and Porsche have both declared their interest in getting into the sport, CEO of parent company Volkswagen Group, Herbert Diess, confirmed

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McLaren F1 CEO provides update on Audi takeover bid

McLaren Racing CEO Zak Brown has reiterated that the Woking side have no plans to sell up to Audi amid Volkswagen’s interest in entering Formula 1 in 2026. Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess has expressed his intention for Porsche to start making engines with a pre-existing team on the grid, clarifying that they need “three or

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Stroll admits Audi are trying to buy Aston Martin from him

Aston Martin team principal Lawrence Stroll has confirmed that Audi have enquired about purchasing the Silverstone team. Volkswagen charman Herbert Diess recently stated Porsche’s intent to join up with an existing team on the grid to provide them with powertrains and, such is a complexity of making and developing engines in Formula 1, they have

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Audi bid for McLaren all but over

Audi’s supposed quest to buy McLaren is seemingly dead in the water after the pair failed to come to an agreement about the price of the team, according to a report by Reuters. Late in 2021, it was reported that Audi had already agreed a deal with the Woking-based company to purchase the entire McLaren

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Volkswagen boss warns window to enter Formula 1 is closing

Volkswagen chairman Herbert Diess has affirmed that 2026 is the ideal time for Porsche and Audi to enter Formula 1 as a result of the rule changes coming into effect. The original consensus was that the two subsidiaries of Volkswagen would join forces to make powertrains for both McLaren and Red Bull, but the picture

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