sport news Porsche open to F1 return as engine supplier

Porsche will consider a return to Formula One for the first time since 1991 The German manufacturer could supply engines from 2021 if regulations allow F1 teams are expected to adopt simpler versions of current engines from 2021 

By Associated Press Reporter

Published: 17:23 BST, 5 September 2017 | Updated: 17:23 BST, 5 September 2017

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Porsche are considering a return to Formula One as an engine supplier after the sport introduces new regulations in 2021, finance chief and executive board member Lutz Meschke was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

Porsche is leaving the top category of Le Mans 24 Hours and world endurance racing at the end of the season to join German automotive rivals in the Formula E electric championship in 2019.

The Volkswagen-owned carmaker was last in Formula One as an engine provider in 1991.

Porsche is leaving the top bracket of world endurance racing at the end of the 2018 season

Porsche is leaving the

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