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F1 2022

FIA president: Porsche may still enter F1 despite collapsed Red Bull talks

FIA president Mohammed ben Sulayem still believes a potential Porsche entry into F1 is feasible despite the failed talks with Red Bull.

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FIA president Mohammed ben Sulayem says Porsche "are still in talks" with Formula 1 teams for a potential entry, despite Red Bull talks falling apart.

A widely expected Red Bull-Porsche tie-up for 2026 was called off in September with a 'difference in DNA' between the two irrevocable.

It came as Porsche's sister Volkswagen brand Audi announced at the Belgian Grand Prix it will be entering in 2026 - tipped to be with the Sauber squad.

However, despite the failure of talks, ben Sulayem still believes there is a possibility of Porsche entering.

"At Spa-Francorchamps in August, Audi announced it was joining the FIA Formula One World Championship from 2026 as a power unit manufacturer," he explained during a recent meeting of the World Motor Sport Council.

"This announcement was an endorsement of the hard work by all stakeholders to develop those Regulations. We also note that Porsche are still in discussions with Formula 1 teams."

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