Tag Archive: Dietrich Mateschitz

Jun 27

Wolff, Marko ‘not on speaking terms’

Mercedes, the dominant team of 2014, and defending quadruple world champions Red Bull, are the perfect F1 enemies.

Red Bull Ring bull After winning on Red Bull’s home soil last weekend, Mercedes released an advertising hoarding with the slogan: “Silver Arrow gives you wings”. And, also after Sunday’s win at the Dietrich Mateschitz-owned and promoted Red Bull Ring, silver-clad personnel climbed the enormous iron bull statue in the centre of the circuit and decorated it with a huge three-pointed star necklace. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 26

Red Bull considers buying F1 supplier Renault

In the past weeks and days, the speculation has reached fever pitch.

IMG_6292 Even amid the denials, the story suggesting Red Bull is considering designing its own formula one engine will not go away. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

Mateschitz rules out ‘Red Bull engine’

Dietrich Mateschitz has put a line through rumours Red Bull is commencing a project to build its own F1 engine

Dietrich Mateschitz 02 “It’s not even worth denying these rumours,” the Austrian billionaire told Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

Mateschitz plays down ‘Red Bull engine’ claims

“We are looking at all alternatives.”

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 2 0230 Dietrich Mateschitz has played down claims he is set to approve a bespoke engine project to power his formula one team Red Bull from 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Red Bull planning ‘Infiniti’ F1 engine – report

Plans are afoot for an ‘Infiniti’ engine in formula one.

2014-06-07_0849 It is already known that reigning world champions Red Bull will compile a ‘final report’ about current supplier Renault’s progress since its disastrous pre-season after this weekend’s Austrian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 20

Traffic chaos mars first day at ‘Red Bull Ring’

“There is just one road in and out of the circuit”

Red Bull Ring logo The Red Bull Ring’s first grand prix weekend got off to a sluggish start, when members of the teams and media got stuck in a huge traffic jam. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

‘Alternatives’ to Renault do exist for Red Bull – Mateschitz

Red Bull will decide after its home Austrian grand prix this weekend if it will continue with Renault power into the future.

Daniel Ricciardo célèbre avec l'équipe Red Bull That is the claim of team owner and supremo Dietrich Mateschitz, in a wide-ranging interview with the Austrian newspaper Kleine Zeitung ahead of the first grand prix at his very own Red Bull Ring. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 09

Red Bull denies giving Mercedes boot from F1 hotel

Red Bull has hit back at Mercedes, amid a dispute over hotel accommodation for the forthcoming Austrian grand prix.

2014-06-08_1186On Sunday, team boss Toto Wolff claimed Mercedes staff have been “kicked out” of their hotel bookings just days before travelling to the Styrian region. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Tension between arch F1 rivals Mercedes and Red Bull is ramping up ahead of the forthcoming Austrian grand prix

Mercedes moans about Austria GP accommodation

2014-06-07_1318 Recently, Mercedes team chairman Niki Lauda criticised Red Bull for axing the ‘Niki Lauda Kurve’ at the refurbished Red Bull-Ring and naming it after a sponsor instead. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

Red Bull flirting with VW engine switch – report

Red Bull is flirting with a change of engine supplier, according to reports on Wednesday.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Sebastian Vettel  (7) Dr Helmut Marko has told Germany’s Sport Bild that the reigning world champion team will assess the progress made by current supplier Renault at the time of its home Austrian grand prix at the Red Bull Ring in June. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Kolles not surprised Ricciardo beating Vettel

Dr Colin Kolles insists he is not surprised at all

2011-03-26 - HRT F1 Team - Australia - Colin Kolles 2 Red Bull team figures like Christian Horner, Dietrich Mateschitz and Helmet Marko have all said they were “surprised” by Daniel Ricciardo’s pace so far in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Toro Rosso to work more closely with Red Bull in 2015

Red Bull’s two formula one teams will work even more closely together from 2015.

2014-03-02_0037 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Bahrain - Daniil Kvyat Already in 2014, after Toro Rosso’s switch to Renault power, the Faenza team and Red Bull Racing have been working together to solve the French supplier’s problems with its troubled new V6 engine. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

Tost flags Toro Rosso future for Sainz jr

Carlos Sainz jr is the next driver in line at Red Bull’s F1 junior team, Toro Rosso.

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) This year, Russian 20-year-old Daniil Kvyat has impressed despite stepping straight into F1 as the reigning GP3 champion. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Ricciardo to stay at Red Bull in 2015

Daniel Ricciardo’s seat at Red Bull is secure beyond 2014, team boss Christian Horner has confirmed.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Daniel Ricciardo (3) Australian Ricciardo graduated this year from the energy drink company’s second team Toro Rosso to replace his retiring countryman Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Red Bull not interested in Mercedes power

Red Bull says it is not interested in being powered by Mercedes.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel (8) Unhappy with its underpowered Renault V8 a few years ago, Red Bull looked into switching to Mercedes but was vetoed by the then works team McLaren. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Mateschitz doubts Red Bull can catch Mercedes

With not yet a quarter of the season gone, Red Bull on Tuesday came close to conceding the 2014 title to Mercedes.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Daniel Ricciardo (4) Earlier, team owner Dietrich Mateschitz suggested the reigning quadruple world champions are not giving up on 2014, despite Mercedes’ clear dominance so far. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

‘No one’ ready to succeed Ecclestone – Mateschitz

Dietrich Mateschitz claims formula one is staring into the abyss.

2012-02-09 - Red Bull Racing - Adrian Newey - Dietrich Mateschitz On Tuesday, F1′s long-time chief executive and ‘supremo’ Bernie Ecclestone will be back in a Munich courtroom, battling for his future and freedom over the Gerhard Gribkowsky bribery affair. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Red Bull to assess 2014 chase in Austria – Marko

Red Bull will take stock of the 2014 season after its home race in Austria next month.

2014-03-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Malaysia - Dr Helmut Marko - Sebastian Vettel That is the claim of the energy drink company’s Dr Helmut Marko, despite team owner Dietrich Mateschitz insisting Red Bull will keep pushing for the title. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Red Bull not giving up 2014 battle – Mateschitz

Red Bull will not give up the battle for the 2014 title.

2014-05-09 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Spain - Daniel Ricciardo (10) That is the reigning world champions’ order straight from the top, despite some predicting that Mercedes’ can achieve the unprecedented feat of winning every single grand prix this season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

Dietrich Mateschitz, Red Bull’s low profile team owner, has renewed his attack on the new face of formula one

Mateschitz renews attack on ‘new’ F1

2012-05-13 - Spanish Grand Prix 2 0230 The Austrian billionaire has already been highly critical of the sport’s radical new rules for 2014, featuring turbo V6 engines and restrictions on the use of fuel. Now, he has told Salzburger Nachrichten newspaper: “We have a plethora of regulations, restrictions, rules, penalties. Read the rest of this entry »

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