Audi has introduced its intent to hitch System 1 in 2026.
The German automotive maker will enter the best degree of Motorsport underneath the Audi Sport banner, this comes after a collection of modifications had been introduced by FIA relating to the game. These new modifications will take impact in 2026.
New monetary rules will see the general prices minimize down to assist entice new rivals at a producer degree. Certainly, Audi has already confirmed they are going to work on their very own Energy Unit on the Audi Sport facility in Neuburg an der Donau, Adam Baker will oversee the event.
F1 will use 100% sustainable fuels beginning with the 2026 season, Audi cited this as one of many explanation why they determined to hitch the game. However this isn’t their first time collaborating in a prime degree motorsport collection, they gained the FIA WEC a number of occasions with the Audi R18 – 18 wins, 2 producers’ championships and a pair of drivers’ championships.
Audi give up FIAWEC in 2016, taking their focus to System E which prompted rumors that there may very well be future plans for the model to hitch System 1.