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- Subject: Re: audi/cosworth?
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- Date: Sat, 04 Apr 1998 21:18:17 +1200
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yes, strikes me as an interesting back-door entry into the high tech world of
formula 1 (not to mention wrc).
wouldn't ford be pissed? i'm sure there must be some sort of parachute clause,
but that technology is worth 10's of millions in saved r&d if, as rumoured,
audi want to go sports cars or f1.
makes me wonder if that hasn't been the intention all along? objective 1: make
bmw pay above the odds for rolls (and bmw's *does* seem a little pissed in the
last couple of days), objective 2, get cosworth which, by *any* measure, has to
be the jewel in the crown...
it would make bmw look a little foolish. i mean to say, rolls royce? what's
second prize, bristol :-)
>Date: Fri, 3 Apr 1998 08:05:51 -0800
>Subject: Re: quattro-digest V4 #2017
>>In addition, Bild reports that Volkswagon has bid for Cosworth
>>which is owned by Vickers. Cosworth Racing, one of four divisions within
>>Cosworth, has a four year Formula One deal with Ford signed in 1997 and
>>currently supplies engines to Stewart, Tyrrell, and Minardi."
>Now THAT is interesting!