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VW: No to Formula One

Formula One

VW has again said no to entering the Formula One.

That prospect appears to be off the table now, however, as the company’s new motorsport chief, Jost Capito has nixed the idea. Capito, who recently joined VW from after leaving his position as head of racing and performance vehicles for Ford, is focused squarely on Volkswagen’s new entry in the World Rally Championship.

That may not mean, however, that the possibility of F1 participation is off the table for one of the group’s other brands, which include Audi, Seat, Skoda, Bentley, Bugatti and Lamborghini.