Tag Archive: Christian Horner

Mar 04

Horner: F1 will take time to realise Ecclestone’s achievements

“I think what we’re interested in is further down the line is what are Liberty’s plans?”

Horner: F1 will take time to realise Ecclestone’s achievementsRed Bull Racing chief Christian Horner thinks it will take Formula 1 some time to truly realise Bernie Ecclestone’s achievements and contribution following his exit as CEO in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Red Bull Racing 2017 pre-season interviews (+videos)

Ahead of the RB13’s first test in Barcelona next week

02 - Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner talks about Red Bull in a changing Formula 1, the teams exciting driver pairing and his expectations for the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 22

Pressure a ‘new experience’ for Mercedes – Horner

Indeed, Horner describes the new regulations as a ‘great opportunity’ for Red Bull to recover ground on Mercedes

Pressure a ‘new experience' for Mercedes - HornerRed Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner says he hopes Red Bull Racing can push Mercedes towards the ‘new experience’ of pressure in 2017 as the team seeks to mount a Formula 1 world championship title next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

Horner expects development race in 2017

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says it will be a development race in 2017 and that the “relentless pursuit of chasing upgrades will be a key part of the year”.

2016-06-09_0201 Under the changes for next season, aerodynamics will again become more important, although Horner concedes this might not work in their favour and that it is possible to miss things as happened in 2009 when Brawn GP got the jump on the pack with the double diffuser.
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Dec 06

Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin set to fly further in 2017

Got Wings!

2016-12-06 - Got Wings! Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin set to fly further in 2017Following a ground-breaking and hugely exciting first year of collaboration, Red Bull Racing is delighted to announce that our Innovation Partnership with Aston Martin is to continue in 2017, with the iconic sports car brand’s wings logo set to adorn the team’s cars for another season of Formula One action. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

Red Bull Racing teams up with ExxonMobil

Fuelled for the Future

04 - Red Bull Racing Formula One is a sport in which victory requires every element of a team’s performance to blend perfectly – from design, build, testing and racing right down to the kind of fuels and lubricants used to power us towards the podium.

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Nov 24

Verstappen talks Ayrton Senna comparisons

Verstappen admits there would be some satisfaction in beating the Ferrari driver

2016-10-23_72613 Max Verstappen says he wants to stay ‘neutral’ in reaction to those comparing his headline-grabbing performance in the Brazilian Grand Prix to the great Ayrton Senna. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Horner: Keep it simple and let drivers race!

There’s too much subjectivity and interpretation of different events

2016-06-10_2991-16-01-05 Christian Horner has blasted the ‘over-regulated’ aspects in F1 in light of the fallout from the Mexican Grand Prix and wants F1 decision-makers to come up with simple rules and let drivers race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Horner explains why STR chose Kvyat over Gasly

Kvyat has endured an eventful 2016 season
Horner explains why STR chose Kvyat over GaslyChristian Horner has revealed Red Bull felt ‘it was right’ to give Daniil Kvyat another season in Scuderia Toro Rosso rather than promote its junior driver Pierre Gasly to F1.
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Sep 06

Verstappen ‘unaffected’ by driving tactic critique

“Like any 18-year-old it’s water off a ducks back, he’s focused on his racing”
2016-07-10-Sunday-0043 Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner says he saw no change in Max Verstappen’s approach during the Italian Grand Prix after the youngster’s driving was brought sharply into focus by rival criticism ahead of the Monza event.
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Aug 05

Red Bull resurgence promising for future

“Our objective was to go into the summer break ahead of Ferrari”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0012 Christian Horner says Red Bull overtaking Ferrari for second in the F1 world constructors’ championship bodes well for the remainder of 2016 having produced strong performances at a variety of circuits.
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Jul 28

Ricciardo reacting to Verstappen challenge – Horner

Verstappen joined Red Bull Racing from the sister Toro Rosso team ahead of the Spanish Grand Prix
2016-07-08-Friday-0065 Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner says he is excited by the ‘incredibly healthy’ rivalry emerging between drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen, saying he can tell they are pushing each other to ‘higher levels’. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 05

Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing unveil radical AM-RB 001 hypercar

Revolutionary AM-RB 001 hypercar the result of technical partnership between Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing

2016-07-05 - Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing unveil radical AM-RB 001 hypercar (1) Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing have today revealed their ground-breaking hypercar; codenamed AM-RB 001. The product of a unique Innovation Partnership between the British luxury brand and eminent F1TM team, this ambitious, uncompromising and wholly extraordinary collaboration combines the vision and skills of two world-leading brands to create a road car the like of which has never been seen before.

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Jul 05

Horner: Mercedes should keep drivers competing

“It is enormously difficult because no matter how much those guys says they are team players they are contractors and racing for themselves”
2016-06-10_2991-16-01-05 Christian Horner says despite the ‘enormously difficult’ situation for Mercedes management after the latest clash between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, the Red Bull boss feels Toto Wolff can afford to allow them to keep battling. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 30

Sainz to stay at Toro Rosso for 2017

Carlos Sainz will stay with Toro Rosso for 2017 after Red Bull took up the option on his contract for next season.

2016-06-10_1136 After being strongly linked with a potential switch to Ferrari as a replacement for Kimi Raikkonen, Red Bull has fended off any interest by taking up the option on Sainz’s contract to remain with Toro Rosso for 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Renault-Red Bull extension ‘straightforward’ – Horner

Red Bull has hinted it will continue with its policy of re-branding its engine having labelled it as TAG-Heuer this year
Christian Horner says the decision to extend Red Bull Racing’s engine partnership deal with Renault was a logical one to make, despite high-profile ructions in 2015 that very nearly brought its relationship to an abrupt end. Read the rest of this entry »

May 29

Red Bull Racing continues engine partnership

Scuderia Toro Rosso will also be supplied with the unit for 2017-2018

04 - Red Bull Racing Red Bull Racing is pleased to confirm it will continue its partnership with Renault Sport Racing for the supply of the power unit currently badged as TAG Heuer for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

May 16

‘Exemplary’ Verstappen immediately justifies Red Bull’s faith

“I think it’s also great for Formula One to have a new young winner as well and a really exciting grand prix today.”
Christian Horner says Max Verstappen’s victory in the Spanish Grand Prix is ‘great for F1’ as he justified the faith placed in him by the Red Bull fold to exceed every expectation en route to his sensational win at the Circuit de Catalunya. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red Bull

Kvyat ‘demoted’ to Toro Rosso for season
Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red BullRed Bull Racing has announced it is promoting Max Verstappen to its team from the sister Toro Rosso outfit with immediate effect from the Spanish Grand Prix, replacing Daniil Kvyat. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Red Bull Racing: New team driver line up from Spanish Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing will have a new driver line-up from the Spanish Grand Prix

04 - Red Bull Racing Max Verstappen will be joining the team to drive alongside Daniel Ricciardo. Daniil Kvyat will continue to drive for Red Bull and will re-join sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

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