Tag Archive: Red Bull RB8

Mar 23

FIA says Red Bull ‘engine trick’ not illegal

F1’s governing body has cleared Red Bull and Renault following accusations they are deploying an ‘illegal engine trick’.

Flagworld - FIA01 - Red Bull RacingReports suggested Mercedes, having analysed sound recordings of the Red Bull RB8 in Melbourne, suspected the ‘trick’ of cutting more than the allowed four cylinders in corners was not legal. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 20

Red Bull has ‘clever’ exhaust solution – Caubet

Red Bull has devised a “clever” way of reclaiming some of the downforce lost through the banning of blown diffusers.

2012-02-07 - Red Bull - RB8 Mark Webber (7)2012-02-07 - Red Bull - Adrian Newey (2)That is the claim of Jean Francois Caubet, who is in charge of the team’s engine supplier Renault. Red Bull, the reigning back to back world champions, and Renault Sport F1 have worked more closely than ever before ahead of their 2012 title defence. Read the rest of this entry »