Tag Archive: Red Bull

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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Dec 14

Ricciardo: Malaysia win made up for Monaco miss

“I got the pole in Monaco which I hadn’t had before and I got back on the top step so for me that is awesome. It has been solid.”
Ricciardo: Malaysia win made up for Monaco missDaniel Ricciardo has reflected upon a ‘solid’ 2016 F1 world championship for Red Bull and feels the promise of more from the year fills him with confidence heading into next season.
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Dec 01

Raikkonen blames ‘small issues’ for Ferrari frustrations

Kimi Raikkonen feels Ferrari generally performed well in 2016 but were let down too frequently by small issues which built up over the season

2016-10-22_71170 The Finnish driver ended a difficult campaign for Ferrari sixth overall in the drivers’ world championship, slipping from last year’s fourth, while the Italian squad fell behind Red Bull in the world constructors’ pecking order.
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Nov 29

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teams

The unmarked tyres are expected to be a variety of the dry compound options

Pirelli resumes 2017 tyre tests with F1 teamsThe future of Formula 1 became clearer with the start of the 2017 Abu Dhabi tyre test including Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull, with Lewis Hamilton making a surprise return to action just two days after missing out on the world title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Brawn warns new regulations may not end dominant era

Brawn’s argument echoes that of Mercedes F1 boss Toto Wolff
2016-10-22_70944 Ross Brawn says there is a good chance one team could continue to dominate F1 despite a change in technical regulations aimed at growing competition amongst the leading teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

Horner: Keep it simple and let drivers race!

There’s too much subjectivity and interpretation of different events

2016-06-10_2991-16-01-05 Christian Horner has blasted the ‘over-regulated’ aspects in F1 in light of the fallout from the Mexican Grand Prix and wants F1 decision-makers to come up with simple rules and let drivers race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Wolff assesses title swing between Rosberg, Hamilton

“The game for 2017 has also already started, so when you throw all these factors into the mix we are looking at an exciting end to this season”
2016-10-22_71023 Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff has given his analysis into how the F1 world title race has flipped between his two drivers and says both Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton are feeling the pressure to perform over the final three races. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

F1 US GP: Hamilton lays down gauntlet with US GP pole

Hamilton finds his best form to snatch pole position from Nico Rosberg for the United States Grand Prix

2016-10-21_70095 Lewis Hamilton will start the United States Grand Prix from pole position after defeating title rival Nico Rosberg in a breathless qualifying session at the Circuit of the Americas.

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Oct 14

Alonso calls selective Pirelli 2017 tests ‘unfair’

“I think it is always nice to prepare on exactly what you expect from the tyre and its behaviours for the following year if you have some tests”
Alonso calls selective Pirelli 2017 tests ‘unfair’Fernando Alonso feels F1 teams and drivers who have enjoyed private Pirelli tyre tests with the 2017 prototypes ahead of next season will gain an advantage with its behaviours and response. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Pascal Wehrlein concludes the latest Pirelli Tyre test with Mercedes in preparation for 2017 at Barcelona (+photos)

Testing will now continue in the more representative conditions of Abu Dhabi

2016-10-13 -  Pascal Wehrlein concludes the latest Pirelli Tyre test  with Mercedes in preparation for 2017 at Barcelona 4 Cool Temperatures, Fog, And Rain Affect The Test Programme: Only 91 Laps Completed In Total Over Two Days, With The Final Day Interrupted. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Nico Rosberg completes 60 laps of testing today in Spain, using a modified 2015 Mercedes on Pirelli Tyres in 2017 Size (+photos)

Cold temperatures made it hard to establish representative  results. Rain and testing on full wets in the afternoon.

2016-10-12 - Nico Rosberg completes 60 laps of testing today in Spain, using a modified 2015 Mercedes on Pirelli Tyres in 2017 S The first of two days of the latest Pirelli 2017 tyre test has concluded today at Spain’s Montmelò circuit – just north of Barcelona – with championship leader Nico Rosberg at the wheel. Rosberg drove a Mercedes W06 mule car, which had been modified to simulate next year’s increased downforce loads. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

Rosberg quickest again as Raikkonen and Red Bull loom

Kimi Raikkonen was an eye-catching third fastest for Ferrari
Rosberg quickest again as Raikkonen and Red Bull loomNico Rosberg has notched up the pressure on title rival Lewis Hamilton by topping the timesheets in second free practice for the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka, with Kimi Raikkonen a close third and Red Bull showing form on long runs.
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Oct 02

Ricciardo leads Red Bull 1-2 as title battle takes new twist

Nico Rosberg completed the podium
Ricciardo leads Red Bull 1-2 as title battle takes new twistDaniel Ricciardo has won a thrilling Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang as Red Bull took full advantage of a dramatic retirement from the lead for Lewis Hamilton and a turn one tangle for Nico Rosberg that forced him to fight back from last to third. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 27

The countdown is on for the Red Bull Air Race debut at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Who will be the new Indy heroes?

Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2016 Stop 5 - Ascot, United Kingdom – Kirby Chambliss (USA) History will be made in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA on 1-2 October, when the Red Bull Air Race World Championship comes to The Racing Capital of the World for the first time.

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Aug 16

Renault: 2017 drivers need to lead team

“A driver is not only about performance, but about being capable of leading a team”
2016-07-13-F1 Test-0105 Renault F1 team principal Frederic Vasseur has offered tentative support to current drivers Kevin Magnussen and Jolyon Palmer as the manufacturer begins deliberations over its line-up for the 2017 F1 season.
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