Tag Archive: Red Bull

Nov 28

F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finale

Nico Rosberg dazzles on his way to a sixth straight F1 pole position in Abu Dhabi under the Yas Marina floodlights; Vettel eliminated in Q1

Rosberg on sixth straight pole for 2015 finaleNico Rosberg will start the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix season finale from a sixth consecutive pole position after a dazzling qualifying effort under the Yas Marina Circuit floodlights. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

Manufacturers to collaborate as alternative engine rejected

Prompted by the FIA’s desire to cut cost

2015-10-24_39787Manufacturers will come together to devise their own proposal addressing costs after the F1 Commission rejected the FIA’s ‘customer’ alternative

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Nov 22

Kvyat: I’ve just got to keep doing my job…

“As long as I perform, then I’m not concerned at all”
2015-06-06_1691 Daniil Kvyat remains confident of keeping his seat at Red Bull Racing once the uncertainty over the team’s F1 engine supply is resolved for 2016.

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Nov 18

Dakar adventure awaits for biggest ever Red Bull contingent

Dakar Rally 2016

Dakar Rally - Red Bull Debutant Sébastien Loeb features in the largest ever entry of Red Bull competitors in the 2016 edition of the Dakar Rally starting in Buenos Aires in January. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 07

Vettel: I’ll have a lot more input at Ferrari in 2016

Sebastian Vettel says he will have a lot more input at Ferrari next season and is hopeful the team can make a “big step”.
2015-10-25_41565 Sebastian Vettel: There is a possibility for us to improve [in F1 2016]. We have done a massive step on the engine and that is ongoing. If you look at the car we are not yet where we want to be, we want the best engine and best car, so there is plenty more to do. It is not secret that we need more downforce than we currently have… Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 03

Red Bull at risk of missing first 2016 F1 test

Red Bull remains without an engine for the 2016 season after its bitter divorce from Renault

2015-10-24_40318 Christian Horner concedes Red Bull could miss the first pre-season F1 test of 2016 if it doesn’t source an engine deal in the next two weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Horner: Independent engine supply crucial for F1

“For Formula One, it’s important to have a competitive, economical engine”

2015-10-25_42234 Christian Horner says Red Bull’s struggles to secure an engine supply is proof F1 needs an independent customer engine to be made available. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

VW discussed possible Red Bull collaboration

“There’s an awful lot of speculation and conjecture about our situation at the moment.”

2014-01-16_0458 Christian Horner confirms Red Bull did indeed enter into discussions with the Volkswagen Group, but plays down the likelihood of it happening now. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Vettel: ‘Amazing’ Ferrari year has been against the odds

“I am not ashamed to admit it – everybody doubts himself at one point or another”

2015-06-05_0022 After doubting his own abilities following a difficult 2014 campaign, Sebastian Vettel admits his first year with Ferrari has exceeded his expectations. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 17

Max Yamabiko: Has Bernie solved Red Bull’s engine crisis?

So what are these options?

2015-06-06_1790 As Red Bull’s engine saga drags on, Max Yamabiko looks into other more leftfield power unit options available to it and why Bernie Ecclestone may be behind them… Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

FIA rules customer engines must be same specification

FIA tweaks customer engine regulations

2015-06-04_0096 Red Bull’s hopes of securing a factory specification Ferrari engine in 2016 is assisted by a technical regulation tweak from the FIA. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Defiant Red Bull couldn’t wait for Renault turnaround

Christian Horner maintains Red Bull Racing has done the right thing by ditching its engine supply from Renault

2015-06-06_1790 Christian Horner believes Renault was ‘two or three years’ behind in development of its power unit and Red Bull wasn’t willing to wait that long Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Lauda: Mateschitz doesn’t like Mercedes…

Red Bull says it is still in talks with Ferrari about a potential engine deal

Lauda: Mateschitz doesn’t like Mercedes…Niki Lauda says Dietrich Mateschitz never seriously approached Mercedes about a Red Bull engine deal because he ‘doesn’t like’ the manufacturer. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

Wolff refutes tyre pressure link to performance slump

“None of the pressure levels set by Pirelli had any influence on our set-up – we are well within the limits”

Wolff refutes tyre pressure link to performance slumpToto Wolff firmly denies Mercedes’ unusually lacklustre pace in Singapore is a consequence of it being more cautious with tyre pressures. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Vettel: Renault success is quickly forgotten

Vettel emerged as the dominant force of F1 between 2010 and 2013

Vettel: Renault success is quickly forgottenSebastian Vettel says he takes no pleasure in watching Red Bull and Renault head for an acrimonious split given their considerable success together. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 17

Williams begins work on 2016 car

“We started building, developing and designing the ’38’ which is next year’s car, much earlier than we ever have”

2015-06-04_0274 Development on Williams’ 2016 F1 contender is well underway as it looks to get a jump on main rivals Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

Boullier urges F1 ‘dictatorship’

Eric Boullier says he wants to see a greater level of ‘dictatorship’ in Formula 1 in order to establish the sport’s future direction.

2015-06-06_0578 McLaren-Honda racing director Eric Boullier has echoed the views of Red Bull counterpart Christian Horner by urging greater ‘dictatorship’ from those in power in an effort to forge a future for Formula 1. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Ricciardo: Closed cockpits last piece of puzzle

Closed cockpit discussions are back in the spotlight following the tragic death of Justin Wilson

2015-06-07_1997 Daniel Ricciardo says he believes the time has come for Formula 1 to ‘ignore tradition’ and adopt closed cockpit technology, rather than wait for another serious accident to occur. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1

Mercedes has stamped its mark on proceedings in first free practice for the Italian Grand Prix

Upgraded Mercedes dominate Monza FP1Making use of its upgraded engine, Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg make it a clear 1-2 for Mercedes in FP1 for the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

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Sep 03

McLaren eyeing 2017 to ‘re-balance’ in its favour

“Honda has the energy, the commitment and the resources and they will do it. Definitely, we trust them 100 per cent like they trust us”

2015-06-05_1185 Eric Boullier believes the change in the regulations for 2017 will coincide nicely with the development of the McLaren-Honda project. Eric Boullier considers the mooted change in regulations for 2017 to be a chance for McLaren-Honda to get back on terms with its rivals, saying its current concept will have ‘matured’ enough to deliver by then.  Read the rest of this entry »

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