Tag Archive: Red Bull

Jun 16

Ricciardo: Red Bull over early season struggles

“It seems the correlation is a lot better in the last few races and we are now a lot more certain on the direction we need to go”

2017-06-09-11-24-29_0144Daniel Ricciardo says Red Bull has overcome its tricky start to the 2017 Formula 1 world championship as his feedback and data are now correlating to benefit the development of the RB13. 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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May 18

‘It would have looked bad’ – Vergne explains Red Bull 2015 snub

“It was a frustrating situation, definitely.”

‘It would have looked bad’ - Vergne explains Red Bull 2015 snubJean-Eric Vergne has explained the reasons behind Red Bull’s decision to overlook him for a Formula 1 seat in 2015 despite being told he would get a drive if Sebastian Vettel left the team. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 14

Hamilton defeats Vettel to win Spanish GP thriller

A race of flashpoints up and down the order

20170326-099Lewis Hamilton has clinched his second victory of the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship after coming out top of an absorbing battle with Sebastian Vettel to win the Spanish Grand Prix. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 13

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track time

The only driver to hit trouble in FP3 was Vettel

Raikkonen quickest in FP3 as Bottas loses track timeFerrari bounced back from a disappointing Friday in Barcelona by topping the final Formula 1 practice session ahead of this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix through Kimi Raikkonen. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 12

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1

McLaren had another session to forget as Fernando Alonso suffered an oil leak

Hamilton quickest as Mercedes goes a second clear in Spain FP1Lewis Hamilton headed up a one-two finish for Mercedes in the opening Formula 1 practice session for the Spanish Grand Prix as the updated W08 car made an impressive start to the race weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 03

Hamilton insists Vettel tyre tests don’t give Ferrari an advantage

“I don’t think Ferrari has an advantage, I think they hit the ground running in Russia as we did, for example, in China.”

Hamilton insists Vettel tyre tests don’t give Ferrari an advantageLewis Hamilton has refuted the suggestion his absence from last year’s Pirelli tyre development tests have had an impact on his and Mercedes’ form relative to Ferrari in the 2017 Formula 1 World Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 02

Vettel wants Red Bull back in F1 hunt

“I think it will be a very close race between Mercedes and us, I hope, and I also hope that Red Bull find some pace”

Vettel wants Red Bull back in F1 huntSebastian Vettel says he ‘hopes’ Red Bull’s much vaunted upgrade for the upcoming Spanish Grand Prix will be enough to see it close the gap to his Ferrari team and rivals Mercedes to swell the 2017 F1 title fight to three teams. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 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.

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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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