Tag Archive: Red Bull

Apr 10

Ferrari got even quicker in China – Hamilton

“It’ll be interesting to see how that varies through the next races with temperature and different types of track”

20170326-050Lewis Hamilton believes that Ferrari made another step forward in pace over the Chinese Grand Prix weekend, forcing the Mercedes Formula 1 team to respond in a big way so it could claim victory in Shanghai. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

A new rulebook and the unknowns of performance

20170323-033There is an unknown nature to this race. In testing, the Ferrari looked like it had a lot more pace and a lot of it was drawn from the high speed corners. The car looked more planted than any other car, including the Mercedes.

Flagworld photo album

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Mar 22

Ricciardo optimistic Red Bull ‘can improve’

Red Bull were tipped as the main beneficiaries of the 2017 regulations

Ricciardo optimistic Red Bull ‘can improve’Daniel Ricciardo believes Mercedes is still the team to beat as the Australian Grand Prix prepares to get underway in Melbourne, though the local favourite is refusing to entirely rule Red Bull out of the 2017 equation. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

“When the flag drops, the bullshit really stops”

“What we’ve seen from Barcelona is that the margins at the front of the field have shrunk.”

“When the flag drops, the bullshit really stops”Toto Wolff is refusing to make predictions ahead of the 2017 F1 season but is certain the ‘margins have closed’ between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull under the new ‘violent’ regulations. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

Raikkonen talks F1 2017 vs F1 2007

The Finn ended testing with the fastest lap time from eight days of track action

Raikkonen talks F1 2017 vs F1 2007Kimi Raikkonen has played down suggestions the revised 2017 F1 regulations suit his driving style better than ‘newer’ rivals, though he acknowledges Ferrari has ‘done a decent job’ following an eye-catching turn in pre-season testsing. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Mercedes not in a comfortable situation – Bottas

“We are definitely not confident that we are in the front”

Mercedes not in a comfortable situation – BottasValtteri Bottas has echoed the sentiments of Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton by pointing to Ferrari and Red Bull being in much closer contention for the F1 world title scrap than last year. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

Wehrlein reveals why he accepts Mercedes drive decision

Wehrlein made his Sauber track debut on Tuesday
Wehrlein reveals why he accepts Mercedes drive decisionPascal Wehrlein says he accepts Mercedes’ decision not to promote him to a full factory drive in 2017 after controversially losing out to Valtteri Bottas in the race to replace Nico Rosberg at the title winning team.
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Mar 01

F1 ‘naïve’ to think reg changes don’t benefit Mercedes – Brawn

However, Brawn fears the contrary will become apparent

F1 ‘naïve’ to think reg changes don’t benefit Mercedes - BrawnNew F1 Motorsport director Ross Brawn fears Mercedes will re-establish an even greater advantage over its rivals this season because the sport hasn’t followed the ‘right principles’ with the latest regulation changes. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

McLaren, Red Bull hit trouble as F1 testing begins

The team went on to stress that it expects to see the car out on track again today

McLaren, Red Bull hit trouble as F1 testing beginsRed Bull and McLaren have suffered the ignominy of being the first teams to hit problems as pre-season F1 testing for the 2017 season began in Spain. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Hamilton: The big unknown is Red Bull

“I hope it’ll be close so we’ll be fighting with Red Bull and Ferrari. That’s what the fans want to see.”
Hamilton: The big unknown is Red BullLewis Hamilton says the 2017 F1 technical regulation revamp is ‘a completely new slate’ for all the teams and has already picked out Red Bull as the rival he’s most intrigued to understand.
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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 »

Feb 10

European Talent Cup: Dorna and Red Bull announce young rider support

Place in the Moto3™ Junior World Championship or the Red Bull Rookies Cup up for grabs

European Talent Cup: Dorna and Red Bull young rider supportDorna and Red Bull are proud to announce a support program for young riders in the European Talent Cup – the new entry-level class of the FIM CEV Repsol – in another exciting project designed to help develop key talents of the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 31

Ricciardo admits to Mercedes switch temptation

“Tempting for sure, to have a feeling of how that car works”

Ricciardo admits to Mercedes switch temptationDaniel Ricciardo admits he was ‘tempted’ to consider joining Mercedes for the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship season, but says he firmly believes Red Bull Racing is worth ‘risking a bet’ for a title bid this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

Red Bull Ring receives trophy for best Grand Prix in 2016

The Grand Prix Commission awarded the Austrian GP the title of best of the year

Red Bull Ring receives trophy for best Grand Prix in 2016 Over 215,000 fans packed into the Red Bull Ring at the 2016 Austrian GP, as MotoGP™ returned to the country for the first time in nearly two decades.

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Dec 27

Seb Ogier’s new car revealed

Livery revealed for the four-time World Rally Champion’s new M-Sport Ford Fiesta

The design for the Frenchman’s ecoboost-powered Ford Fiesta is no longer a secret as the British team ramp up their preparations for the Rallye Monte-Carlo in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

F1 Driver of the Year: 1st

1st – Max Verstappen
F1 Driver of the Year: 1stThe revelation of the 2015 F1 season, Max Verstappen graduated to a sporting superstar on the back of his initially controversial – but quickly justified – switch from Toro Rosso to Red Bull five rounds into the season.

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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 17

Alonso: 2012 my best F1 season, 2016 third

McLaren-Honda’s Fernando Alonso says he considers 2012 his best season in Formula One, adding that this year was probably his third best

2016-10-23_71784 Alonso has been competing in Formula One now since 2001, and while he has won the title twice – in 2005 and in 2006 with Renault – he rates 2012 as the year he performed at his peak. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Hulkenberg doubts Force India can improve on 2016

Hulkenberg joins Jolyon Palmer at Renault in 2017 while Esteban Ocon takes up the second race seat at Force India alongside Sergio Perez
Hulkenberg doubts Force India can improve on 2016Nico Hulkenberg says Force India’s lack of budget and squad size compared to the likes of Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull means the team will struggle to trump its 2016 F1 campaign in the future.
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