Tag Archive: Christian Horner

Oct 11

Horner: Red Bull wants Ricciardo, Verstappen until 2020

Ricciardo’s current Red Bull contract expires at the end of 2018

2017-06-09-08-47-11_0024Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says despite Daniel Ricciardo being out of contract at the end of next year he is determined to see the Australian driver and team-mate Max Verstappen remain as its driver line-up “until 2020.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 25

Red Bull Racing confirms Aston Martin as title partner from 2018

Driving future innovation

2017-09-25 - Aston Martin Red Bull Racing logoEighteen months after launching an Innovation Partnership that led to the redefinition of automotive possibility with the game-changing Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar, Red Bull Racing is set to similarly redefine the Formula One grid with the announcement that the iconic sports car brand Aston Martin is to become its title partner from 2018 onwards, with the team competing as ‘Aston Martin Red Bull Racing’. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Horner: F1 engines have zero road relevance

“The engines make no relevance to what is happening in everyday road car use and the aerodynamics don’t crossover.”

20170324-063Christian Horner has continued to criticise Formula 1’s current engine regulations by explaining they have ‘zero road relevance’ to road cars and the sport should focus on drivers and teams rather than technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 19

Ferrari: No need to speculate after controversial tweet

The clash was sparked into further controversy when Ferrari’s official twitter account placed the blame solely on Verstappen

Ferrari crash départ SingapourFerrari has attempted to ease the backlash from its controversial tweet which blamed Max Verstappen for crashing into Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel to see the three retire on the opening lap of the Singapore Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 14

Ecclestone: It’s McLaren’s fault for Honda failure

“The Renault deal is all done. Alonso staying is super news.”

Zak Brown- Bernie EcclestoneFormula 1 chairman emeritus Bernie Ecclestone has pointed the finger of blame at McLaren for its split from Honda after three years of unreliable and underpowered engines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 16

Sainz has ‘no intention’ of breaking Red Bull F1 contract

Sainz currently races alongside Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso

2017-06-11_3325Carlos Sainz Jr. says he has “no intention” of breaking his Formula 1 contract with parent team Red Bull amid speculation about his racing plans for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 08

Horner backs Verstappen to respond after tough first half of season

Verstappen has picked up just one podium finish through the opening 11 rounds in 2017

2017-06-09-14-12-21_1531Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner has tipped Max Verstappen to bounce back after the summer break following a difficult first half of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22

Horner: F1 ‘at a crossroads’ on future engines, Liberty influence key

“I think what’s really interesting is that Formula One is effectively at a crossroads with the new regulations”

2017-06-09-08-47-08_0023Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes Formula 1 must decide upon its core objectives which will lead discussions on future engine regulations and hints new owners Liberty could hold the key with a focus on the show element of the sport.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 19

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 – Horner

The Shield is expected to be debated in today’s [Wednesday] Strategy Group meeting

Difficult to apply ‘immature’ Shield for F1 2018 - HornerThe controversial ‘Shield’ concept will be ‘difficult’ for even a big budget team to apply to a 2018 F1 chassis even if the FIA decided to go ahead with the device now, according to Christian Horner.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 06

Red Bull Racing puck off

At the Red Bull Akademie in Salzburg

2017-07-06 - Red Bull Racing puck offRed Bull Racing drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen swapped their race boots for ice skates to take on the Red Bull Racing PUCK OFF challenge at the Red Bull Akademie in Salzburg.

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Jun 26

Vettel had ‘a tourettes moment’ hitting Hamilton – Horner

“He’s obviously had, momentarily, a tourettes moment. “

20170324-063Red Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner says that Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel had a “tourettes moment” during Sunday’s Azerbaijan Grand Prix when he swiped Lewis Hamilton while running behind the safety car.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 01

Horner expects Red Bull to struggle in Canada, Azerbaijan, Austria

“I don’t want to talk about engines anymore, just about TAG Heuers.”

Horner expects Red Bull to struggle in Canada, Azerbaijan, AustriaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner expects the next three races in Canada, Azerbaijan and Austria to be difficult for the team given its current power weakness. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 20

Horner would be ‘highly surprised’ if Mercedes helps Honda

“And Renault and Mercedes? I think the problem element would be Red Bull.”

Horner would be 'highly surprised' if Mercedes helps HondaRed Bull Formula 1 chief Christian Horner would be “highly surprised” if Mercedes helped Honda get up to speed with its power unit for future seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 14

Verstappen puts faith in mutual Ricciardo ‘respect’

“Of course you want to be there and challenge for a victory, but if it’s not possible you just have to deal with it”

20170326-017Max Verstappen has dismissed the suggestion his relationship with Red Bull Racing team-mate Daniel Ricciardo could change if there are higher stakes at play in races. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 28

Horner: Judge F1 overtaking after Bahrain

“I think we have to reserve judgement until after two or three races”

20170325-029Red Bull boss Christian Horner has urged fans to hold off on their verdicts on overtaking with the 2017 F1 cars and the new technical regulations until after the second and third races of the season in China and Bahrain. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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