Mercedes and Ferrari deny they are holding up approval of Formula 1’s new regulations for 2026 in order to disadvantage potential new rivals Porsche and Audi.
A sell-out crowd of 240,000 will attend the first of two F1 races in the USA this year as Liberty reaps the benefits of its focus on America.
The Volkswagen Group is inching closer to committing two of its brands to participate in Formula 1 after the proposals were discussed at a board meeting yesterday.
If, as seems increasingly likely, Audi is about to commit to enter Formula 1, could they replicate the success they’ve enjoyed in many other series?
The McLaren Group was quick to quash reports this week it was being bought by Audi. But would a sale make sense for its F1 team at the moment?
Lucas di Grassi has joined Edoardo Mortara at Mercedes-powered privateer team Venturi in order to stay in Formula E after Audi’s departure.
Fourteen drivers are still in contention to take the first world championship trophies in Formula E, ahead of tomorrow’s Berlin finale.
BMW have announced their intention to leave Formula E at the end of this season, the day after pre-season testing.
Formula E drivers have said they will stop streaming their simraces after Audi suspended Daniel Abt over his actions in a virtual race last weekend.
Audi has suspended Daniel Abt from its Formula E team following his disqualification from a charity virtual race last weekend.
Williams Hybrid Power will build part of Audi’s new Le Mans car, the team has confirmed.
The days of a thriving World Sportscar Championship able to rival F1 for popularity among fans and car manufacturers are long past. But that may change in the future as the organisers of the the Le Mans 24 Hours have announced they are planning a world championship for LMP1 sports cars. It’s already got the … Continue reading Could the new world championship for Le Mans cars be a future rival to F1?
Audi’s staggering domination of international sports car racing continued this weekend as its new R15 won its first race in the Sebring 12 Hours. Audi has systematically crushed its sports car rivals around the world this decade. The Sebring event has fallen to Audi nine times in the last ten years. They’ve won prestigious Le … Continue reading Audi wins Sebring – will it ever enter F1?
There has been a lot of doom and gloom for the motor racing fan since the end of last season. First Seat announced an abrupt withdrawal from the British Touring Car Championship ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ just as it finally seemed to be on the cusp of success with its diesel Leons.
While Honda joins Audi and Seat in scaling back its motor racing programmes for 2009, Porsche is doing the opposite. But the German premium marque isn?óÔé¼Ôäót joining rivals BMW and Mercedes in Formula 1 ?óÔé¼ÔÇ£ it?óÔé¼Ôäós chosen the American Grand-Am sports car championship. What, if anything, does this tell us about F1?óÔé¼Ôäós appeal to car … Continue reading More signs that manufacturers are starting to favour specification racing
Audi’s three-car team of Allan McNish, Rinaldo Capello and Tom Kristensen was victorious in the Le Mans 24 Hours after a thrilling race-long duel with Peugeot. For McNish it is his second victory in the classic French event . He first won it in 1998 but lost a second win cruelly in the late stages … Continue reading Audi edges Peugeot in classic Le Mans 24 Hours duel
Audi fielded the winning team in this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours and the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). But why aren’t they racing their two major German luxury car manufacturing rivals – BMW and Mercedes – in Formula 1?