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Formula 1: rumors of Ford joining a giant

2023-01-28T14:58:01.424Z


There are negotiations with one of the big teams to join from 2026. It could be announced next week. The wish of the FIA ​​is that Formula 1 opens up to new teams and in this line one of the manufacturers with the most sales in the world prepares its landing. This is the American giant Ford , around whom the new rumors of entering the top flight revolve. According to The Qualifier , a weekly newsletter that analyzes the business, money and culture of Formula 1, the Oval brand is in negotiations


The wish of the FIA ​​is that

Formula 1

opens up to new teams and in this line one of the manufacturers with the most sales in the world prepares its landing.

This is the American giant

Ford

, around whom the new rumors of entering the top flight revolve.

According to

The Qualifier

, a weekly newsletter that analyzes the business, money and culture of Formula 1, the

Oval brand

is in negotiations with Red Bull to supply it with the engines from 2026

.

Even, the agreement could close before the beginning of the next season.

"While Ford has remained mum on the situation, they have admitted that Liberty Media's efforts to increase the popularity of F1 have changed their perception and

made them consider a comeback

," said Vincenzo Landino, the author of the article.

The information is supported by recent statements to the specialized site Motorsport by the head of Ford Performance, Mark Rushbrook, when he said that

"Formula 1 is strong and growing in the United States and around the world

. "

"What they've done well is create great racing and great competition. It's still the pinnacle, but they've been able to reach new audiences with things like Drive to Survive," Rushbrook said.

The Champions.

Red Bull, the team that seeks to seduce Ford.

Photo EUTERS/Brian Snyder

Why, then, wait for 2026?

Ford is seduced by the change from F1 to fully sustainable fuel that will take place from 2026, something that Audi and Cadillac have already cited as necessary for them to be interested.

Rushbrook believes there is solid value in categories that aren't rushing to fully switch to electric.

"The prospect of one of Ford's main market competitors, General Motors, joining the Andretti team on the Grand Prix grid could also spark Ford's interest in F1. However,

Rushbrook believes that Ford's actions GM will not necessarily dictate Ford's plans,

" underlines The Qualifier.

The theory of a landing of Ford to Red Bull, the champion team of the last season between the Constructors and

that maintains a link of comings and goings with Honda -by own position of the Japanese-

, also supports the place chosen to give meet the new car: New York, the mecca of the United States, on February 3.

As Landino was able to find out, Ford will send some content creators and influencers to the city on the same date and stated that

"Red Bull Ford will be announced at launch next Friday

. "

Time will confirm it.

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