FRANKFURT/LONDON — Audi has agreed to get a stake in Swiss-dependent Sauber Team, whose group will turn out to be the German automaker’s operates entry in System A single from 2026.
No monetary specifics were being disclosed in the statement.
Sauber has been concerned in System A single because 1993 and presently competes with Ferrari engines, below the title of Alfa Romeo, a Stellantis model.
Audi, owned by Volkswagen Team, introduced in August that it would enter System A single racing below new motor procedures coming in for 2026, with its have ability device to be constructed in Neuburg, Bavaria.
“Alongside one another we want to publish the subsequent chapter from 2026,” Adam Baker, CEO of Audi System Racing stated.
Sauber Motorsport stated in a assertion that the group will carry on to use Ferrari ability models for the subsequent 3 seasons right up until the procedures adjust.
“Audi is the finest strategic companion for the Sauber Team,” stated Sauber Holding’s board Chairman Finn Rausing, the Swedish billionaire whose spouse and children owns packaging organization Tetra Laval.
“It is distinct that we share values and a eyesight, and we glance ahead to obtaining our prevalent aims in a powerful and prosperous partnership.”
Porsche, which just lately stated in Frankfurt, is still talking with teams about entering Formula One just after conversations with champions Crimson Bull broke down, the sport’s governing human body stated previous 7 days.
System One’s subsequent era of ability models will have drastically additional electrical ability and use 100 % sustainable fuels from 2026.
System A single is also aiming to accomplish a internet zero carbon footprint by 2030, which Audi Chairman Markus Duesmann stated in August was a ‘boundary condition’ for the automaker’s entry.