Ralf: Stroll could sell Aston Martin team to Audi

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Ralf: Stroll could sell Aston Martin team to Audi

Ex-F1 racer Ralf Schumacher has prompt talks are already happening concerning a possible Audi buyout of the Aston Martin staff.

The Volkswagen Group have been a part of the talks over the brand new 2026 engines, with their manufacturers Porsche and Audi more and more prone to be coming into the game from that season.

Porsche are anticipated to hyperlink up with Purple Bull as an engine provider, though the plans for Audi are usually not as clear.

Nevertheless, Sky Germany are suggesting Audi might be coming to Formulation 1 as a staff by buying one of many present outfits.

Discuss has lengthy since been on the market that McLaren might be the staff in query, though each events have denied it.

Now, Schumacher says talks are below manner for Lawrence Stroll to promote the Aston Martin staff to Audi.

Stroll bought the staff in 2018 when it had gone bankrupt below its former identification of Power India, initially rebranding it to Racing Level earlier than one other makeover to Aston Martin forward of the 2021 marketing campaign after he led a consortium that bought a stake within the luxurious automobile producer.

Ralf: Stroll could sell Aston Martin team to Audi

“The rumours about Audi and Aston Martin are getting louder and louder,” Schumacher informed Sky Germany.

“Maybe one thing is within the offing when the Volkswagen Group enters Formulation 1 in 2026. Apparently, there are already talks there.”

The Aston Martin staff have a five-year plan to achieve title success, though at the beginning of this new regulatory period Aston Martin have been the one staff and not using a level on the board three races into the 2022 marketing campaign.

The report provides that Stroll is much from happy with the route of his staff, which has truly fallen backwards in a significant manner because the rebranding to Aston Martin.

However Formulation 1 is nonetheless in a terrific place with all groups carrying important worth.

So, as Schumacher factors out, Stroll is an investor in spite of everything and the purpose of that’s to get extra again than the reported €140m [£117.6m] he paid to purchase Power India.

“Success in Formulation 1 takes time and persistence,” Schumacher commented.

“The staff must be constructed up first and that simply takes time. On the finish of the day, Stroll can be an investor.

“Audi is certainly on the lookout for its personal staff and accordingly that would match fairly nicely.”


Aston Martin staff principal Mike Krack lately confirmed the enchantment of linking up with Audi, though that very a lot associated to the suggestion of an influence unit deal.

“For any staff who has not received a producer on his facet, it’s super-appealing to have this risk,” he stated when requested if Aston Martin have been all for swapping Mercedes for Audi energy, quoted by GPFans.

“So we’d be mendacity if we stated we weren’t all for one thing like that, so I might be very to speak.”

Haas have loved very shut ties to Ferrari since becoming a member of the grid in 2016, though staff boss Guenther Steiner additionally confirmed his staff could be all for working with Audi – although no such talks have taken place.

“Clearly, as Mike stated, who wouldn’t communicate to them?” Steiner commented.

“However we have now not had any talks.”




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