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Audi show off first concept car after confirming F1 entry plans

German manufacturer Audi have announced that they will be joining the F1 grid in 2026, when new power unit regulations come into play.

Audi have shared a first look at how their brand could be represented in F1 after confirmation of the manufacturer's upcoming entry. After months of speculation and deliberation, Audi have finally announced that they will become an F1 power unit supplier when the sport's new formula begins in 2026. Rather than setting up their own team, Audi are instead planning to partner with an existing outfit, although further details are yet to be confirmed. Fresh from a special press conference with F1 and FIA bosses at the Belgian Grand Prix on Friday, the various parties headed into the Spa-Francorchamps pit lane to reveal a mock-up Audi livery on a 2022-spec car. Take a first look at Audi's F1 concept car below...

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Rumor has it: Rings are the new stars: Audi joins @F1 in 2026. >> https://t.co/3IDm5zKGIH #Audi #F1 #Formula1 #team #news #automotive #FutureIsAnAttitude pic.twitter.com/N7w7uEPTAU — Audi Sport (@audisport) August 26, 2022

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