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Porsche wants to return to F1

Last week in connection with the holding of the Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, the German manufacturer Porsche announced his intention to return to Formula 1.

Today, this constructor is about to become property of the giant Volkswagen, swimming in money like never before and when to return to this type of competition is on the horizon of 2013.

New rules to come

However, commencing in 2013 the rules of the game in Formula 1 will change radically way to become more environmentally friendly. The main feature which will affect engine four-cylinder 1.6 liter turbocharged. Their pressure 3bar supercharged will allow these engines offer a power that will be around 650 horsepower.

A type of engine that knows the giant Volkswagen have before him two years full-time to think only one thing to design a high-caliber car, without having to invest its energies to win races provided for calendars 2011 and 2012 Formula 1.

All or nothing

The return of Porsche in Formula 1 will be under the sign of total fulfillment. To know that the German automaker will have both engine and team owner in its own right.

This will make it, the manufacturer has the sixth enjoy the benefits of being in Formula 1 even if it is costing hundreds of million U.S. per year, to be part of the most exclusive club in the world ...

Thus, it would join manufacturers BMW / Sauber, Ferrari, Lotus, Mercedes-Benz and Renault.

Brief history

The famous manufacturer Porsche has made its first entry into Formula 1 in 1958. Until his departure in 1964, it was a period sawtooth and unconvincing to the German mark.

However, his return to the mid-year '80 engine as McLaren was successful. Thus, McLaren was monopolizes the title of World Champion drivers for seasons 1984, 1985 and 1986. To this was added to the title of world champion constructors in 1984 and 1985. Porsche was again withdrawn from competitions of Formula 1 in 1991.

It is expected that the decision of Porsche to join or not to stables Formula 1 should be taken next month and there is a safe bet that the answer is: YES ..       

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