The German brand will expand its facilities in Neuburg to develop its engine.
Last August, Audi announced that it would enter Formula 1 in 2026 with Sauber. Landing in the premier category of motorsport for which he is already preparing.
And it is that the firm with the rings has announced the construction of a new building at its headquarters in Neuburg exclusively for the development of its engines. Installed over 3,000 square meters, it will have test benches, technical rooms and a mechanical workshop.
The building will be called F7.2 and is an extension of the Competence Center Motorsport, the workplace of Audi’s Endurance, Formula E and Dakar projects. The idea is for it to be completed in the first quarter of 2024.
“With the Competence Center Motorsport, we have an ideal base for our Formula 1 project. Audi Neuburg was designed from the start with the aim of tackling the most demanding motorsport projects and this foresight pays off. With existing facilities, we were able to start the Formula 1 project immediately,” said Oliver Hoffman, Audi Board Member for Technical Development.
“The expansion will create the infrastructure necessary for the development of our long-term Formula 1 engine,” he added.
“We are providing our development team with the best possible conditions to succeed in the top class of motorsport,” he concluded.