Tag Archive: Wolfgang Ullrich

Oct 16

Domenicali’s new job to spark Alonso rumours

Stefano Domenicali has accepted an offer to work for the German manufacturer Audi.

Stefano Domenicali  - photo Getty Images Earlier this week, we reported that the former Ferrari team boss could be moving to the Ingolstadt-based marque to replace Le Mans team chief Wolfgang Ullrich. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 24

Audi still not interested in F1 foray

“There’s a very good reason why we are not in F1, there’s no relevance to the road.”

2011-01-13_07232011-01-13_0579Audi motor racing chief Wolfgang Ullrich has reinforced the Volkswagen Group marque’s decision to stay away from formula one. As a debate rages about F1’s 2013 rules, it had been hoped that the turbo 4-cylinder formula would entice new manufacturers – like VW – onto the grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

BMW set to announce 2012 DTM plans

Mercedes and Audi welcomed BMW’s apparent plans.

bmwBMW-DTM  09-2010BMW is set to announce on Friday its decision to enter the German touring car series DTM in 2012. The German carmaker, having pulled out of formula one at the end of last year, admitted recently it has started work on a DTM car to coincide with new regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 01

Porsche to consider F1 foray says new CEO Mueller

Porsche last competed in F1 as an engine supplier to Footwork in 1991.

PorscheAnother fascinating rumour at the Paris motor show is that Porsche could soon be on the formula one grid. Earlier this year, it was reported the sports car marque’s German parent Volkswagen might enter the sport when the engine regulations change in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 29

Audi boss Ullrich says no to F1

Audi has clearly rejected speculation its name might soon appear above a formula one garage door.

Audi It has been reported for some time that the German carmaker’s parent Volkswagen could be interested in entering the sport as an engine supplier. VW’s motor racing boss Kris Nissen said a month ago: “Within the group, for sure, (the branding) could be Audi, it could be Porsche and might also be Volkswagen.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 19

Ullrich: Audi R8 LMS GT Challenge class?

Audi Sport chief Wolfgang Ullrich says plans are under way

To bring Audi’s R8 LMS production car to North America, perhaps as early as 2011. On this week’s Midweek Motorsport radio show, he told host John Hindhaugh that having the R8 LMS in the American Le Mans Series’ GT Challenge class is an intriguing idea. Read the rest of this entry »

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