Audi announces F1 entry in 2026 as a power unit supplier

Audi will develop its F1 power unit at Neuburg, Germany.

Audi has officially announced its entry into the Formula1 world championship.

The German brand will enter the sport as a power unit supplier from 2026, which will also see the new engine regulations come into effect.

Audi's entry into F1 was made by Markus Duesmann, Chairman of the Board of Management, Audi AG and Oliver Hoffmann, Member of the Board of Management, Audi AG at a press conference, alongside FIA President, Mohammed Bin Sulayem and F1 CEO, Stefano Domenicali ahead of the weekend's Belgium Grand Prix.

Duesmann also confirmed that Audi will not be entering as a separate team, but will be "lining up with an existing team", which will be announced later this year. He also mentioned that the power unit will be developed at Audi Sport's facility in Neuburg, Germany.

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