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Posted on Sunday, February 3, 2013

RB9 an 'evolution' of title-winning RB8

Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey has said that the RB9, the car which the team hopes will take them to a fourth straight title, is en evolution of the RB8. Red Bull unveiled the RB9 at their Milton Keynes factory on Sunday. "It's a tribute to all the hard work of the guys over the winter because we had a very tight championship battle last year," said Newey. "It was difficult trying to continue development of last year’s car while also doing research into […]

Posted on Sunday, February 3, 2013

Red Bull Racing unveils RB9

Red Bull Racing has unveiled the car they hope will take them to their fourth successive championship. The RB9 will be raced by Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. The car incorporates purple livery following Infiniti's title sponsorship of the team. The car is the ninth since Red Bull Racing took over the team at the start of the 2005 season. Newey added that the RB9 is an 'evolution' of the title-winning RB8 and that although there is a vanity panel, "it doesn't extend very far […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Horner has new Red Bull deal 'until 2017' says Marko

Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko has hit back at rumours team boss Christian Horner could be defecting to Ferrari. It recently emerged that Briton Horner, the 39-year-old who has sat at the helm of the Milton Keynes based team as Sebastian Vettel raced to triple consecutive titles, visited Maranello. Now, it subsequently became clear that Horner was not the only F1 figure at Ferrari's headquarters, as Bernie Ecclestone, Martin Whitmarsh and Niki Lauda met to discuss the Concorde Agreement with Luca di Montezemolo. But that […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Online launch for Lotus E21

Lotus will unveil their E21 live on the Internet on Monday 28 January. The announcement means that the Enstone based team will become the first team to unveil their 2013 challenger. The event will be shown live on Sky Sports News in the UK and on the team's official Youtube channel at 19:15 (GMT). Lotus finished fourth in the 2012 championship with one win and retain Kimi Raikkonen and Romain Grosjean for a second successive season. It means that only Marussia has yet to reveal […]

Posted on Thursday, January 17, 2013

Mercedes, STR to launch at Jerez

Mercedes will unveil their W04 the day before pre-season testing begins at the Circuito de Jerez in Spain. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg will launch the W04 at 1.30pm on Monday 4th February. Mercedes claimed one victory in 2012 courtesy of Rosberg in China. Hamilton joins the team from McLaren. Toro Rosso will also unveil their STR8, which will contest the 2013 season, at Jerez on February 4th. The Red Bull feeder team retains Daniel Ricciardo and Jean Eric Vergne for a second season. Pre-season […]

Posted on Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Ferrari to launch 2013 car on February 1st

Ferrari has confirmed that they will launch their 2013 challenger on February 1st. The unveiling will take place at their Maranello factory in Italy. Ferrari's launch takes place on the same day as Force India, who will be unveiling their VJM06 at Silverstone. 2013 launch dates: McLaren MP4-28  Thursday 31st January  TBC, United Kingdom Ferrari TBA Friday 1st February Maranello, Italy  Force India VJM06  Friday 1st February  Silverstone, United Kingdom  Sauber C32  Saturday 2nd February  Hinwil, Switzerland  Red Bull RB9  Sunday 3rd February  Milton Keynes, UK

Posted on Friday, January 11, 2013

Red Bull to unveil RB9 on February 3rd at Milton Keynes factory

Red Bull has become the fourth team to officially confirm their launch date

Posted on Thursday, January 3, 2013

Marko not expecting Webber to beat Vettel in 2013

There is pressure on Mark Webber to perform in 2013, Red Bull's Dr Helmut Marko insists. "Mark knows what we expect of him," Austrian Marko - the main link between team owner Dietrich Mateschitz and the Christian Horner-led F1 team in Milton-Keynes - told Germany's Sport Bild. Australian Webber, who openly admits that Marko is closer to Sebastian Vettel, has only a one-year contract with Red Bull Racing. Now 36, he has been with Red Bull since 2007. "For four years Vettel and Webber have […]

Posted on Monday, December 3, 2012

Christian Horner labels Vettel's third title as his best

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner has said that Sebastian Vettel's 2012 championship was the hardest of the three he has won. Vettel pipped Fernando Alonso by three points, having entered the second half of the season with a forty point deficit to recover. "In many respects this is his best Championship because he has had to work so hard for it. His mental strength has always been impressive but this year he has again stepped it up another level," said Horner. "He’s never allowed […]

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012

Sebastian Vettel: Champion in his own words

Sebastian Vettel speaks about becoming a triple world champion

Posted on Saturday, October 27, 2012

Alonso: We are fighting against Newey

Fernando Alonso has vowed not to give up despite Red Bull's recent dominance

Posted on Saturday, July 28, 2012

Red Bull ride height rumours spreading amongst the paddock

After the controversy which ensued during last weekend’s German Grand Prix regarding the engine mapping of the two Red Bull RB8s, further rumors have begun to gather momentum that the Milton Keynes-based outfit could be controlling the ride height of their cars. This discovery comes just before the start of qualifying at Budapest. This particular feature, which is believed to have been first spotted on the car at Montreal, was reportedly queried by the FIA at the time. If these rumors are found to be […]