Berger: Red Bull-Porsche would be a ‘perfect match’

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Berger: Red Bull-Porsche would be a ‘perfect match’

Gerhard Berger believes a future partnership between Crimson Bull and Porsche could be “refreshing” for the game, ought to it come to fruition.

There has lengthy been speak of the German marque coming into Formulation 1 alongside fellow Volkswagen Group-owned model Audi in 2026, and a Crimson Bull-Porsche mixture has been probably the most talked-about potential partnerships within the sport – with an influence unit deal prone to be a part of their plans.

Former Ferrari and McLaren driver Berger feels it could be useful for Formulation 1 as an entire if two manufacturers of that calibre may work collectively, and thinks it’s a probable prospect.

“Crimson Bull and Porsche are a very good match. Or ought to I say: they’ll match properly collectively. I’ve a robust feeling it should occur,” Berger stated to the Dutch version of Motorsport.com.

“I believe the prospect is tremendous. Simply from a advertising and marketing standpoint Crimson Bull and Porsche are an ideal match. There’s one thing refreshing about that mixture.”

Crimson Bull started their very own engine operation at first of 2022, nonetheless closely aided by Honda as they transition away from the game, however their profitable relationship got here after a time with Renault that resulted in well-publicised animosity, given their obvious lack of energy in comparison with the Ferrari and Mercedes energy models towards them.

Berger doubts such a fallout will occur once more, given the distinction in relationship Porsche would have in comparison with the French producer.

“This shall be a really totally different collaboration,” he stated. “Renault was actually an engine provider, however Porsche shall be way more of a accomplice.

“In that respect it is going to be a cooperation between two events at eye degree. As well as, Porsche as a model matches Crimson Bull 100,000 occasions higher than Renault.

“I actually suppose Crimson Bull-Porsche is a cool mixture.”

 

Berger, because the boss of DTM, is aware of how the VW Group go about their enterprise higher than most – and given the quantity of preparation concerned in a possible transfer to Formulation 1, he has additionally backed sister model Audi to succeed if they arrive into the game.

“Audi has a wonderful engine division,” stated Berger. “If Audi enters Formulation 1, I believe they’ll do properly there too. Technically, they’re very robust.

“Within the DTM, they’ve performed with the others from time to time with their engine.”

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