Porsche wants to buy Red Bull for its return in 2026!

According to leaked documents, Porsche is considering buying a significant stake in Red Bull Racing to secure its return to Formula 1 as a factory team from the 2026 season.

Porsche in F1, umpteenth twist? It has been several months since the announcement of the German brand’s commitment to Formula 1 by 2026, alongsideAudi with the dubbing of Volkswagen Grouppoints the tip of his nose.

Only here is the confirmation of this double dealwhich we know is related to Red Bull (Porsche) and Sauber Motorsport (Audi), is slow to materialize in marble. The fault of a regulations governing engine regulations in 2026 whose confirmation by the FIA got way behind schedule.

Towards a takeover of Red Bull by Porsche?

The infirmation in question comes to us… from Morocco. And more precisely of one of its administrations, the Competition Council. Indeed, for such an association to be validated, it must pass the approval of international authorities, including countries outside the European Union.

Our German colleagues from Motorsport-Total.com have in fact got their hands on a document stating that Porsche is not only considering to affix its logo on the flanks of single-seaters at Taureau, but well to invest in 50% of the assets of the company Red Bull Technologythe entity behind the F1 team!

Not having the experience or human/material resources to design its own hybrid turbo engines, the Stuttgart firm is therefore determined to do long-term common cause with Milton Keynes. This purchase intention, filed on July 8, on the eve of the Austrian Grand Prix, also specifies that the agreement would be for a period of ten years.

What about white smoke from Porsche and Audi?

Since statements made earlier this year by Herbert Diessthe former CEO of the VW group, we know that both Porsche and Audi still consider a Entry into F1 in 2026. But an official announcement depends on the approval of the future technical regulations by the FIA, which did not intervene at the last meeting of its World Motor Sport Council, in June. To be continued…

Source : Motorsport-Total.com

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