Audi and Porsche are both set to enter F1 by 2026 as VW joins ‘motorsport spectacle’

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AUDI and Porsche are each set to enter F1 by 2026, in accordance with VW boss Helmut Deiss this morning.

Audi and Porsche are both set to enter F1 by 2026 as VW joins 'motorsport spectacle'

Porsche and Audi will enter F1 by 2026 (Picture: Getty)

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Audi and Porsche will enter the game of F1 because it turns into one of many ‘largest advertising platforms’ for premium vehicles. VW boss Herbert Deiss stated F1 will stay the ‘largest motorsport spectacle’ however they’re excited by future development in key markets reminiscent of China and the USA.

No particulars have been given on what groups the 2 iconic manufacturers may provide. Nevertheless, rumours recommend Porsche could possibly be set for a tie-in with championship contenders Crimson Bull.

In the meantime Audi has hyperlinks to different groups together with McLaren and Williams. The VW chairman made the announcement in a VW livestream titled ‘Dialogue with Deiss’ on YouTube.

He stated: “At Porsche that is already comparatively concrete, at Audi not a lot. Components 1 is growing extraordinarily positively worldwide. We assume that in ’26, ’28 it’ll nonetheless be the most important motorsport spectacle on the earth, much more so than as we speak.

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Audi and Porsche are both set to enter F1 by 2026 as VW joins 'motorsport spectacle'

VW boss Herbert Deiss confirmed Audi and Porsche’s involvement (Picture: Getty)

“Extra in China, extra within the USA than as we speak and thus additionally the biggest advertising platform for premium automobiles. In case you do motorsport, it is best to drive Components 1. That’s the place the impact is biggest.”

He added: “You’ll be able to’t get into Components 1 except a expertise window opens. You want a rule change to get in there.”

Porsche was final in F1 30 years in the past however Audi has by no means set foot on the grid. Each groups have been massively profitable in motorsport with victories within the Le Mans 24 Hours and Components E.

Audi pulled out of the totally electrical championship on the finish of the 2021 season.

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Audi and Porsche are both set to enter F1 by 2026 as VW joins 'motorsport spectacle'

Porsche may companion with Crimson Bull (Picture: Getty)

However Porsche are dedicated to the sequence till a minimum of 2023-24 however have made earlier assertions they had been in it for the long run. Each producers are working collectively on an entry into the 2023 Le Mans 24 Hours and there are fears an identical data share may occur in F1.

The FIA may also doubtless introduce concessions for newcomer groups from 2026. Nevertheless, with Audi and Porsche owned by the identical firm there are issues groups may pool their assets to hit the entrance faster.

Mercedes staff principal Toto Wolff stated: “It’s not clear but who truly enters as an influence unit provider and who declares themselves as newcomers. It may nicely be that there are three firms from the identical group which can be coming into as newcomers.”

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