Tag Archive: Red Bull

May 29

Hamilton denies Ricciardo in Monaco thriller

Rosberg’s lead of 43 points has been slashed to 24 points heading to round seven and the Canadian Grand Prix

2016-02-25 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team - Lewis Hamilton_37Lewis Hamilton has returned to winning ways in the Monaco Grand Prix after a pit-stop blunder by Red Bull Racing cost Daniel Ricciardo a likely victory for the second event in a row.

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May 28

Helmut Marko: I was the hero…

“No risk no fun – that’s Red Bull DNA”
Helmut Marko has revealed he only expected a podium from Max Verstappen in his first races as a Red Bull Racing driver, saying he feels vindicated by the formerly controversial decision to replace Daniil Kvyat.
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May 27

Ricciardo sets sights on ‘feel good’ Monaco win

“If you could pick your wins on the calendar, Monaco is probably on top of the list”
Daniel Ricciardo knows that there is one race win on the F1 calendar that every driver wants to add to his CV it is Monaco and, after the frustration of missing out in Spain two weeks ago, he is resetting his sights on the Principality.
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May 18

Vettel convinced Marchionne pressure is in best Ferrari interests

“There are no big secrets, everyone in the team, including him is wanting to make progress”
Sebastian Vettel says he feels Sergio Marchionne’s increasing scrutiny of the Ferrari F1 team is a ‘positive’ as it comes from a place of motivation rather than pressure.
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May 17

Alonso: McLaren has stronger chassis than Ferrari

“Good to be in front of Williams, Force India, Ferrari in terms of chassis.”
Fernando Alonso says McLaren currently has the third-best chassis behind Mercedes and Red Bull on the F1 grid and is pleased to be ahead of Ferrari. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Vettel denies Red Bull programme has negative impact

“You have to give a lot of positives for the programme”
Sebastian Vettel says Red Bull should be celebrated for offering chances to younger drivers rather than pilloried for the way it is deemed to exert control over their careers. Read the rest of this entry »

May 11

Vettel: Barcelona a good indicator

“Barcelona is a very good indication of where you are with the car”
Vettel: Barcelona a good indicatorSebastian Vettel says this weekend’s Spanish Grand Prix will provide a good indication of where Ferrari is compared to Mercedes.
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May 07

WRC stars join Wings for Life run

World champion Ogier will swap horsepower for footpower as he takes to the roads in the French event at Rouen

WRC drivers Sébastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville are joining a host of sports stars in supporting Red Bull’s fundraising Wings for Life World Run on Sunday (8 May). Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red Bull

Kvyat ‘demoted’ to Toro Rosso for season
Verstappen in shock immediate move to Red BullRed Bull Racing has announced it is promoting Max Verstappen to its team from the sister Toro Rosso outfit with immediate effect from the Spanish Grand Prix, replacing Daniil Kvyat. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

Red Bull Racing: New team driver line up from Spanish Grand Prix

Red Bull Racing will have a new driver line-up from the Spanish Grand Prix

04 - Red Bull Racing Max Verstappen will be joining the team to drive alongside Daniel Ricciardo. Daniil Kvyat will continue to drive for Red Bull and will re-join sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso. Read the rest of this entry »

May 03

Alonso: Red Bull fights Ferrari… and McLaren can fight Red Bull

Fernando Alonso feels Red Bull is the clear target for McLaren-Honda now, sensing the team has now made a crucial step forward in performance

Fernando Alonso says McLaren-Honda must now use Red Bull as its reference and target in the coming rounds of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship after scoring its first top six finish of the season in Russia. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Red Bull’s Aeroscreen hits the track

Red Bull Racing has given its much discussed ‘Aeroscreen’ cockpit protection device its first public outing during free practice one for the Russian Grand Prix.

The device, developed as an alternative to the controversial ‘halo’ prepared by Ferrari and favoured by the FIA, was rolled out in the early stages of FP1 in the hands of Daniel Ricciardo.
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Apr 25

Despite his criticism in other areas, Christian Horner feels the move to open up tyre strategies has proven an F1 success story so far in 2016

Horner: Bernie is going to say ‘I told you so…’
 

Horner: Bernie is going to say ‘I told you so…’Christian Horner has joked that Bernie Ecclestone will take credit for the move to shake up the tyre strategies for the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship following a successful application of the revised regulation in the opening three rounds of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Rosberg seizes Australian GP win as Ferrari fluffs chance

Daniil Kvyat didn’t even start after his Red Bull stopped on the formation lap

Rosberg seizes Australian GP win as Ferrari fluffs chanceNico Rosberg has marched to victory in the 2016 Australian Grand Prix as Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel saw its victory hopes scuppered by a strategic blunder that came as a result of a mid-race stoppage prompted by a horrifying crash for Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

‘Halo’ set for F1 introduction from 2017

The much discussed device broke cover during testing
‘Halo’ set for F1 introduction from 2017The controversial ‘halo’ cockpit protection device is on course to be introduced to Formula 1 from 2017 as the FIA continues to work on its development following a public airing in pre-season testing.
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Mar 13

Sainz concedes Toro Rosso must strike early

“We need to maximise the first half of the season”
Sainz concedes Toro Rosso must strike earlyCarlos Sainz admits Toro Rosso must make the most of its opportunities in the early rounds of the 2016 Formula 1 World Championship as it faces a season of limited development opportunities.

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Mar 08

Ecclestone hopes Ferrari, Red Bull take fight to Mercedes

F1 rule makers still searching for a decision on technical regulations for next year
Ecclestone hopes Ferrari, Red Bull take fight to MercedesBernie Ecclestone says he is ‘hoping upon hope’ that Ferrari and Red Bull can take a challenge to the domination of Mercedes and ensure the 2016 F1 world championship becomes a memorable season for the fans.
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Mar 01

STR11 presentation in Barcelona

The STR 11 is the first Toro Rosso car to be built in our new factory facility in Faenza

2016-03-01 - Scuderia Toro Rosso 02Shortly before going back out on track at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya for the second pre-season test, Scuderia Toro Rosso unveiled its 2016 World Championship challenger, the STR11, in its new livery.

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Feb 28

Engine continuity eased Red Bull design process

The fall-out between RBR and Renault was very public

Engine continuity eased Red Bull design processRetaining Renault F1 power may not have been what Red Bull wanted for 2016, but the team believes it can be more successful this season with an evolution of recent designs. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Vettel: Complexity and Mercedes dominance harming F1

Sebastian Vettel: The spectators must be able to identify with the technical aspects of the car, currently it is far too complex…
2015-11-20_0021 Sebastian Vettel has urged F1 to not ‘lose sight of its roots’, saying the complexity of the sport and the focus on ‘detail’ is driving away its core fanbase.
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