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  1. Volkswagen News Blog
    Herbert Diess, the Volkswagen Group’s CEO, has been open about his support of Formula 1’s plan to switch to synthetic fuels in the near future . With Honda’s exit from the sport, rumors are swirling that the German giant may be interested in supplying engines. If the news sounds a little far...
  2. Volkswagen News Blog
    From 1984 through to 1987, the McLaren Formula One team used a turbocharged Porsche V6 engine, which took them to 26 Grand Prix wins and two World Championships.  The engine, which was financed by Luxembourgian holdings company Techniques d’Avant Garde (TAG), eventually found its way into a 930...
  3. Misc. Professional Racing
    Porsche representatives, among others, were seen attending a Formula 1 engine meeting earlier this year, sparking rumors that the brand was planning a return to the sport. Now, the manufacturer’s deputy chairman, Lutz Meschke, has confirmed that Porsche is interested in joining the sport in...
  4. Volkswagen News Blog
    The brain trust at Porsche is starting to wonder if its motorsports budget might be better spent racing against Ferrari, McLaren, and Mercedes in Formula 1 rather than winning the 24 Hours of Le Mans against broken down Toyotas. Porsche has always had a tumultuous relationship with the...
  5. Misc. Professional Racing
    Fire up the rumor mill, Audi’s reportedly attending an FIA meeting about F1 engines. According to German website, Spox , Audi will be in attendance at a meeting the FIA is holding in Paris to discuss the future (after 2021) of engine regulations in Formula 1. The meeting’s details are still...
  6. Audi Sport
    There's a new rumor going around via AutoExpress that Audi Sport will drop DTM and Sportscar racing at the end of the 2015 season in order to pursue an F1 run. I've made a post about it on our blog and theorized as much as I could. I also posted what I know of the author, which suggests he knows...
  7. Audi Sport
    According to the Italian magazine AutoSprint (via Motorsport.com, Audi may have hired Stefano Domenicali. The 49-year old Italian was recently replaced by Marco Mattiacci as Ferrari's team chief earlier this year. Why hire him? Dr. Ullrich's retirement has been rumored for some time now. Dieter...
  8. Blog
    In many ways it's the same old song. In the wake of a Le Mans win, F1 rumors start to fly about Audi in F1 and Audi Sport chief Dr. Wolfgang says no chance and makes news. There's not a lot new here to report. Audi is one of those brands that is synonymous with motorsport and the idea of an...
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