How close Porsche really came to F1 move

How close Porsche really came to F1 move

For now, Formula 1's quest for a new manufacturer continues but it did come close to being over with the potential entry of Porsche. This is the inside story of what could have been

Formula 1's pursuit of a new manufacturer brought a few names to the table. Aston Martin seemed particularly keen. Cosworth has a long history in grand prix racing and joined discussions over the 2021 engine rules.

As it often does, F1 then began to tie itself in knots. Existing manufacturers did not want to simplify the engines and give themselves more work to do if it was not going to entice a new competitor.

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