This weekend, in the vicinity of Austrian Red Bull Ring one of the most important meetings in recent years took place in the Formula 1. With Stefano Domenicali at the helm and several leaders, the top flight is looking for new brands for the paddock. Through a statement they confirmed that it is expected that in the coming seasons there will be new engines for the different teams.
The new engines will have new suppliers in the future and the maximum candidates are two: Porsche Y Audi. Both brands will seek to enter the top category in the coming seasons, and this Saturday’s meeting was essential for this entry to be possible. While no deal has yet been confirmed, many rumors indicate that both brands may make it to Formula 1.
At this meeting they were present Markus Duesmann by Audi and Oliver Blume from Porsche. In addition to the candidates, these were the presidents of each and every one of the current brands in the category: Wave Kallenius, from Mercedes; John elkann from Ferrari Y Luca di meo from Renault (Alpine). According to the SoyMotor.com medium, both Audi and Porsche hope to mount an electric power unit.
“Very positive discussions have taken place today with all current and potential new power unit suppliers regarding the next phase of the Formula 1 power unit. Discussions will continue for the next few weeks and further news will be announced after that. discussions, ”the statement said.
Audi and Porsche
Audi was never present as an official team in Formula 1. However, it has a long sporting history, having achieved victories in the WRC, the Dakar rally and the 24 Hours of LeMans. For its part, Porsche was once as a team. Between 1959 and 1962 he did it as a team. In addition, from 1983 to 1987 it gave engines to Mclaren, achieving three pilots’ titles.
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