Although Audi will only join the field in full force in 2026, they have already considered which competitor they would like to work with.
As a result of the new engine regulations, Formula 1 became attractive to the German manufacturer, so it committed itself to the sport. The Volkswagen Group member will take over the Sauber stable and prepare to compete from 2026. He has already been fired from McLaren James K He was also signed as technical director, replacing Jean Moncho the next year.
Although they still have time until 2026 to decide on their drivers, a team representative revealed who he would like to see at Audi. Alessandro Aloni Bravi said he would be very happy if Fernando Alonso would choose to race in 2025 and commit to the German national team.
“I would sign Fernando (Alonso) at any time, even if he was 45 or older. I met him at McLaren when I was manager of Stoffel Vandoorne. I was able to see the great work he does on a daily basis and the skills he has. He fights and works very resolutely.” – said the Italian leader.
The Aston Martin driver boosted Alpine last year, but the French team only wanted to give the Spanish driver a one-year contract. But Alonso felt he still wanted to race, so he came straight to it Sebastian Vettel has retired. After the announcement, the two-time world champion was approached by Lawrence Stroll, who quickly said yes to the British Canadian team’s offer.