Volkswagen plans on venturing into F1 circuit soon

Wednesday 10 December 2014, 09:21 AM by

German carmaker Volkswagen has been well known for its potential in the commercial vehicle segment in the country. Being positioned as the second largest carmaker in world, the brand indeed hold a strong potential in the automobile sector. Fresh reports have emerged hinting on a possibility that Volkswagen may showcase its potential in the F1 circuit. Reportedly the company has been studying its prospect in this fast car division. As quoted by sources, Stefano Domenicali, ex-Ferrari team principal is indeed conducting feasibility study that can probably be a potential Formula One entry for the German carmaker Volkswagen.

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Volkswagen plans on venturing into F1 circuit soon

A source close to development process said, “The Volkswagen Audi Group is the second biggest car maker in the world and as such it needs to be in Formula 1. But it will not enter it while the sport remains under the control of Bernie Ecclestone, who VAG boss Ferdinand Piech dislikes on a personal and professional basis. Martin Winterkorn - the chairman of the board of management of Volkswagen - is being groomed as Piech's successor and he has always believed that F1 is a great platform for the group's brands.” Volkswagen being one of the most technological advanced companies in the world, it would indeed be a pleasure to see them perform on the F1 circuit.

Source: BBC

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