Tag Archive: RB7

Jul 04

Goinf hyper with Kaufland in Germany

Kaufland has more than 1,000 stores

2013-06-08_0028Infiniti Red Bull Racing is pleased to welcome German supermarket and hypermarket chain Kaufland as an official race partner for this weekend’s German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Red Bull Racing announces Young Driver Test line-up

Antonio Felix da Costa will be at the wheel for the first two days before handing over to Robin Frijns

2012-10-22 - Red Bull Racing - Antonio Felix da CostaRed Bull Racing has confirmed today that its line-up for the Young Driver Test at Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina circuit from 6-8 November will be Antonio Felix da Costa and Robin Frijns. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 30

Red Bull Racing in the USA

Dont’ miss this video! 

ThumbnailRed Bull Racing logo.jpgRed Bull Racing’s Show Car Team recently returned from the United States of America where it completed a second All-American Adventure with a Formula One car.

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Feb 06

Red Bull Racing’s RB8 revealed

Red Bull reveals ‘slightly ugly’ RB8
2012-02-06 - Red Bull - RB8 Launch 02
2012-02-06 - Red Bull - RB8 Launch 01Red Bull Racing’s 2012 challenger, the RB8, which will contest this year’s Formula One campaign and defend the Team’s two successive World Championship titles, has been unveiled.

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Dec 15

Red Bull stuns F1 with all-new Toro Rosso lineup

“It is therefore part of the team’s culture to change its driver lineup from time to time in order to achieve this goal” – Tost.

09 - Scuderia Toro Rosso2011-02-01 - Red Bull Racing - 0015Red Bull has stunned the formula one world by ousting existing drivers Jaime Alguersuari and Sebastien Buemi and installing an all-new lineup for its second team Toro Rosso.

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Nov 29

Season finale win good news for Webber – Horner

Mark Webber’s Brazil win is good news for the Australian heading into the winter, according to his boss.

2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Mark Webber (4)2011-11-26 - Red Bull Racing - Brazil - Mark Webber - Bernie Ecclestone - Sebastian Vettel - Christian HornerUntil Sunday, the 35-year-old struggled all season to match up to his teammate Sebastian Vettel, failing to win a single race compared to the sister Red Bull driver’s eleven.

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Nov 21

Vergne thinks ready to be as good as Webber

Buoyed by his impressive form in Abu Dhabi last week, Jean-Eric Vergne thinks he would do as good a job in formula one as Mark Webber.

2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea -  Jean-Eric Vergne (4)2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea -  Jean-Eric Vergne (5)Frenchman Vergne, the latest cream of Red Bull’s development programme, tested Sebastian Vettel’s title-winning RB7 during the young driver test and was fastest in all six sessions over the course of the three days.

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Nov 16

India and Red Bull collect wins for F1 at awards

Formula one has collected two category wins at this year’s Professional Motor Sport World Expo awards.

BuddhInternational CircuitIndia’s new Buddh circuit won in the best circuit category, while Red Bull’s title-winning RB7 took the plaudit for car of the year. The winners were decided by a judging panel including figures such as Gary Anderson, Michael Andretti and Pascal Vasselon, and announced during a ceremony in Cologne.
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Nov 16

Report – Blown exhaust caused Vettel puncture

Autosprint’s theory is that Vettel’s pre-race routine in preparation for the start went awry.

2011-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Abu Dhabi - Sebastian Vettel (0)2011-11-13 - Red Bull Racing - Abu Dhabi - Sebastian Vettel (7)According to a media report, a reason for Red Bull’s dominance in 2011 could also explain Sebastian Vettel’s mysterious retirement from the Abu Dhabi grand prix on Sunday.

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Nov 13

Red Bull not signing proposed cost agreement – Marko

Dr Helmut Marko has bad news for the FOTA alliance and the next inter-team resource restriction agreement (RRA).

2011-10-09 - Red Bull Racing - Japan - Christian Horner - Dr Helmut Marko 2011-06-26 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel - Dr Helmut MarkoRed Bull, accused of not sticking to the existing cost-limiting deal, is not signing the new one that is currently on the table. “It is totally full of holes.  Anyone can simply circumvent the rules.  So we are not signing that,” the team’s consultant Marko is quoted by Bild newspaper.

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Nov 01

Red Bull Junior Jean-Eric Vergne to test RB7

Jean-Eric was runner up in this year’s Formula Renault 3.5 series

2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea -  Jean-Eric Vergne (5)2011-10-14 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - Korea -  Jean-Eric Vergne (6)Red Bull Junior driver Jean-Eric Vergne will drive the Championship-winning RB7 at the forthcoming Young Driver Test in Abu Dhabi, from Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 November 2011.

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Oct 30

Red Bull lost front wing before Ferrari ‘flutter’

A mischievous rumour in the Buddh circuit paddock could help to explain the behaviour of Ferrari’s front wing this weekend.

2011-10-30 - Red Bull Racing - India - Sebastian Vettel - teams 22011-10-30 - Red Bull Racing - India - Sebastian Vettel - teams 1The team set tongues wagging in India with another version of its 2012-style prototype wing. At high speed, the behaviour of the wing has been described by observers as oscillating or – as per the aviation jargon – “fluttering”.

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Oct 07

Button fastest, Vettel crashes but title race almost over

With Jenson Button now the last man standing as a hazard to Sebastian Vettel’s 2011 title, morning practice at Suzuka seemed to follow the script

2011-07-30 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Hungary - Jenson Button 002011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Sebastian Vettel 2For the championship battle to move on to Korea in a week’s time, McLaren’s Button needs to win on Sunday with Vettel failing to score a single point. The young German was third quickest early on Friday but he also ended the session as a spectator by crashing his Red Bull at Degner. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

New intrigue on eve of Red Bull’s 2011 triumph

Even with the 2011 world championship all but over, the intrugue races on

2011-09-09 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Mark Webber (2)2011-02-19 - Red Bull Racing - Barcelona - Adrian NeweyA few weeks ago at Monza, Mark Webber crashed and Adrian Newey’s dominant RB7 was lifted off the track by a crane to the delight of the photographers below. The photos and videos triggered rumours of an illegal floor, while the front wing went mysteriously missing. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Slim Webber still pushing to shed grams

Although always refusing to write “a shopping list of excuses”, Mark Webber has admitted some concern with his racing weight

2011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Mark Webber 22011-09-24 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Mark Webber 1The Kolner Express newspaper says there is an 11 kilogram difference between teammate Sebastian Vettel, the 2011 champion elect, and Australian Webber, who has failed to win even a single grand prix so far this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

7-Eleven to race in Singapore with Red Bull

The 7-Eleven logo will appear on the nose and bargeboard of both RB7s

Red Bull Racing is pleased to announce that 7-Eleven will once again become an official Team Partner for the forthcoming 2011 Singapore Grand Prix.

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Sep 22

Red Bull’s Monza-spec floor ‘hole’ legal – report

Red Bull’s 2011 car was perfectly legal at Monza despite some suggestions to the contrary.

2011-09-09 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Sebastian Vettel2011-08-28 - Red Bull Racing - Belgium - Sebastian Vettel (7)That is the finding of a Spanish sports daily in the wake of rumours after the Italian grand prix that the underside of the RB7 seemed to be hiding a suspicious secret. When Mark Webber’s crashed car was removed from the circuit, photographs and videos of the highly-secreted floor were leaked onto the internet amid suggestions a ‘hole’ could reignite a double diffuser-type debate.

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Sep 21

Vettel to receive ‘Kinky Kylie’ as title present

So what does Vettel think about his championship present?

2011-08-28 - Red Bull Racing - Belgium - Sebastian Vettel (4)2011-07-30 - Red Bull Racing - Hungary - Sebastian Vettel 4Red Bull insists the champagne is not yet on ice, but the team’s owner has already decided what present he will be giving Sebastian Vettel for winning the 2011 world championship. “The same as last year,” Dietrich Mateschitz said in an interview this week with the German news agency DPA.  “His championship-winning car.”

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Sep 11

Vettel gambles on short top gear at Monza

Jenson Button furrowed his brow at Monza when he considered how Sebastian Vettel had dominated qualifying.

2011-09-09 - Red Bull Racing - Italy - Christian Horner - Sebastian Vettel - Helmut MarkoSebastian Vettel Monza“Difficult to understand,” said the McLaren driver. Vettel, indeed, was half a second quicker around the high speed Autodromo Nazionale with a small wing setting and a Renault engine not expected to dominate. His top speed was the least impressive in the entire field, a full 22kph down compared with the best.

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Sep 09

Pirelli moves further to limit camber

Pirelli chief Paul Hembery said Monza is “very hard” for the tyres

Pirelli2011-09-08 - Pirelli - Kamui Kobayashi was one of the artists at MonzaIn a further blow to Red Bull’s hopes ahead of the Italian grand prix, Pirelli has issued yet another clampdown on its guidelines about tyre camber. It had already emerged that, after the tyres on the winning RB7 cars worryingly blistered at Spa two weeks ago, F1′s official supplier had told teams to limit their camber angles to just 3.75 degrees at Monza.

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