American car big Ford Motor has announced that it will return to Formula 1 from 2026 onwards, when the new engine laws kick in. Ford has partnered with Red Bull Powertrains to make an motor for the new period, and the recently fashioned Pink Bull Ford Powertrains will provide its engines to Purple Bull F1 group & AlphaTauri F1 team from 2026 to at least 2030.

Ford previous raced in Components 1 as an motor provider to Jaguar in 2004.

Speaking about Ford’s return to F1, government chair Invoice Ford claimed: “Ford is returning to the pinnacle of the sport, bringing Ford’s extended custom of innovation, sustainability and electrification to one of the world’s most noticeable stages.” “Ford’s return to Formula 1 with Purple Bull Racing is all about where we are going as a company– significantly electric powered, software program-defined, contemporary vehicles and experiences”,  Ford President and CEO Jim Farley included.

“It really is great to be welcoming Ford back again into Method 1 by way of this partnership,” Crimson Bull Workforce Principal Christian Horner said.

Pink Bull also unveiled the livery for its 2023 challenger – the RB19 – even though saying the partnership.

Ford last raced in Formulation 1 in 2004, as it furnished its Cosworth branded engines to Jaguar. The Jaguar crew afterwards become Pink Bull in 2005, and by the way, that is the very same team Ford is now partnering with for its 2026 engines. Following Honda pulled the plug on F1 as an motor supplier in 2021, Crimson Bull resolved to make its possess engines, therefore starting off Red Bull Powertrains (RBPT). Even though Honda has registered an curiosity in getting an motor provider for F1 again in 2026, it will be Ford that associates with Purple Bull Powertrains to give engines to Red Bull & its sister workforce AlphaTauri. These new generation engines will have an even greater electrical increase (upto 350 kW), and will operate on 100 for each cent sustainable fuels. Apart from Ford, Audi is also set to be a part of F1 in 2026 – albeit as a total operates staff instead of just an motor provider.