The Volkswagen Group would acquire the Red Bull Racing team to gain entry to Formula 1 with an Audi team led by Stefano Domenicali.
L Audi involvement in Formula 1 he rumors about are starting to take more force, then a few days ago up the news that indicated the Volkswagen Group as one of the strongest candidates to purchase the team was known Red Bull Racing .
Now is the German magazine Auto Bild which ensures that Audi would be the brand that VAG could make his entry into Formula 1 , thanks to statements by relatives to draft. Audi would be interested to join the category, thanks in part to recent market studies, indicating the importance of Formula 1. The Board of Directors has the intention to go ahead with the project, but it will be something not will occur before 2018 .
The charge of carrying out the team would be former Ferrari Stefano Domenicali , with fresh money contributed by a group of businessmen from the Middle East. Of course not having to start from scratch, the idea is harness the potential of Red Bull , which will provide not only sponsorship but also their experience and u na first class infrastructure .
Under this scenario, used Red Bull Ferrari as engine supplier for the seasons 2016 and 2017 , whereas in 2018 and be ready the Audi engines. Stefano Domenicali , no one would take care of the Formula 1 team but also replace Dr. Ullrich as head of Audi Sport .
Theoretically Red Bull would follow their team in Formula 1, Red Bull Racing would be sold to Volkswagen Group, lie that Scuderia Toro Rosso would presumably be sold to Renault that It is also testing its return to the category. At the moment are just rumors and presumably the scandal over falsified data on emissions TDI engines could even affect this project.
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