Although Hans-Joachim Stuck as a consultant, newly arrived aboard, Volkswagen will continue with its no to the Formula 1
For years denied the Volkswagen Group repeatedly any rumors about a possible Formula 1 entry, but just as insistent as the speculation in Wolfsburg into the realm of fantasy and deported, they appear in the media repeatedly. That was also the case, of course, as an ex-Grand Prix-pilot Hans-Joachim Stuck at the end of 2007 as a consultant was committed.
Stuck in the Formula 1 circus as’ Premiere’ and ‘motorsport Total.com’ expert, as well as ambassadors from BMW in recent years, frequent and always a welcome companion would have the necessary contacts to work with the financial funded by the VW group a powerful force together – for example, the VW-Audi brand, but they still prefer to Le Mans and the cheaper sports car scene is concentrated.
No Formula-1 fans in Wolfsburg
Theoretically would also marks the Nobel Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini for a Formula 1 project suited what one of the other divisions VW – Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen and VW vehicles – not exactly say. But at the moment suggests that in Wolfsburg anyway have no interest in that direction, especially since the great Formula 1 fan Bernd Pischetsrieder, in 2006 the post of CEO grant had long since ceased operation.
“Formula 1″, says Stuck, “is in the group at the moment not an issue and I would also at this moment is not really recommended because the regulations simply lacks stability. If you go to a blow wind tunnels abolishes all the teams advance to 100 million built, then you have a consolidated Board once explained. at least it would be a stupid bisserl if the wickedly expensive wind tunnels suddenly just more likely to use laundry drying. ”
Stuck surprised at the FIA
The German speaks to the recent decisions of the FIA at the end of 2007, a rule package adopted by the aerodynamics medium to be heavily curtailed. This includes, inter alia, the prohibition, more than a wind tunnel to use what works for teams like Toyota or Honda, which just started for a lot of money a second wind tunnel built, as a slap in the face to be the case. Stuck: ‘The Formula 1 generally must simply thinking differently.’
“With the elimination of traction control, at least in sporting terms something happened that would again exciting. Popometer There will be asked again and again, we are much more qualmende tires. Then must also drastically reduces the cost and, as I said , the energy issue will be taken into account. The FIA has had several things in the pipeline ‘, he nevertheless praised,’ but to me personally is all just too slow.”
- via Motorsport Total.com (translated)