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Capito expects VW to target F1 ‘partner' team

Jost Capito thinks that if the Volkswagen Group are to join F1 as a constructor, it would be via a ‘partner’ team rather than a whole new operation. VW, through either or both of their Audi and Porsche marques, are expected to enter Formula 1 in 2026 when the next generation of engines is brought in. While Porsche are being more strongly linked as an engine manufacturer, it has been reported that Audi may become a constructor. There was a recent report regarding an Audi takeover of McLaren and while this was denied, speculation suggests any such deal is not completely off the table. But if Audi are to take on the likes of Mercedes, Red Bull and Ferrari in competing for the...
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