Why would Audi want to enter F1?

Why would Audi want to enter F1?

A dramatic board shake-up at the VW Group raised hopes of Audi finally coming to Formula 1, but DIETER RENCKEN can't see any reason why it would want or need to

The minute news broke that Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the Volkswagen Group's supervisory board and grandson of the original Ferdinand Porsche, and his wife Ursula had resigned their positions on the executive board of the world's number two carmaker, Formula 1 paddock optimists rubbed their hands in glee.

"Now Audi will, nay, must, enter the pinnacle of motorsport," went their refrain.

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