An Audi Motorsports Shakeup
Audi Sport introduced it will change issues up a bit sooner or later and enter the Dakar Rally in 2022 and return to World Endurance Championship circuit racing sooner or later. It has additionally famous that it is going to be closing Audi’s System E marketing campaign.
When it comes to Dakar, Audi Sport is at the moment constructing a Rally Raid-style automobile moderately than a WRC-style manufacturing car-based car. This might be a car designed for Dakar’s powerful circumstances. The automobile might be a totally electrical powertrain, based on EVO. There might be a small turbocharged gasoline engine that’s designed particularly to cost the batteries and allow the automobile to cowl the lengthy distances it might want to.
Audi will even return to endurance racing with a brand new WEC automobile within the LMDh prototype class. So, sooner or later, you’ll see an Audi again at Le Mans and Daytona. Nonetheless, Audi has not specified a lot about this return to endurance racing.
One factor that’s clear is that Audi will finish its System E marketing campaign after six years. The transfer will sadden some, but it surely ought to excite loads of different race followers and automotive fanatics, too.