Components 1: Audi confirms entry into F1, to hitch from 2026 season
Components One has introduced that German producer Audi will jin the Components 1 World Championship as a vitality unit producer from the 2026 season onwards. Components 1 made the mighty-hyped announcement on Friday, because the F1 grid gears up for the Belgian Gargantuan Prix 2022. As per the announcement on Components 1’s legitimate web pages the 2026 vitality objects will retain doubtlessly the most modern V6 inner combustion engine structure with elevated electrical vitality.
Audi’s decision to hitch the F1 grid as a vitality producer appears to be motivated by the aforementioned information, coupled with F1’s commitment to make use of 100% sustainable fuels from the 2026 season. “Audi – who are phase of the Volkswagen Neighborhood – added that it also helps F1’s plans to be more sustainable and fee ambiance friendly, with a value cap for vitality unit manufacturers introduced in 2023 and F1 atmosphere a target of being Safe Zero Carbon by 2030,” F1 acknowledged in the commentary.
‘Foremost moment for our sport’: Components 1 President and CEO on Audi’s entry
Components 1 President and CEO Stefano Domenicali welcomed Audi to the prestigious sport, terming the German producer as an ‘an iconic car be aware, pioneer and technological innovator’. “Right here’s a vital moment for our sport that highlights the expansive strength we respect as a world platform that continues to develop. It is on the entire a expansive recognition that our cross to sustainably fuelled hybrid engines in 2026 is a future solution for the car sector. We’re all taking a peer forward to seeing the Audi logo on the grid and will seemingly be hearing additional information from them on their plans in due direction,” Domenicali added.
Audi’s entry into F1 introduced earlier than Components 1 2022 Belgian Gargantuan Prix
Within the meantime, Audi Chairman of the Board of Administration of AUDI AG Markus Duesmann, Member of the Board of Administration for Technical Building Oliver Hoffmann, Domenicali and FIA President Mohammed Ben Sulayem introduced Audi’s arrival in F1 in the course of a press convention at Spa, earlier than the Belgian GP. It is value noting that Audi printed they’re yet to advise the choice about which crew they’ll be a half of.
Talking in the click convention, Duesmann acknowledged, “Components 1 is each and every a world stage for our be aware and a extremely mighty trend laboratory. The combo of excessive performance and rivals is repeatedly a driver of innovation and skills switch in our exchange. With the fresh principles, now would possibly per chance be the honest time for us to get enthusiastic. Finally, Components 1 and Audi each and every pursue positive sustainability targets.”