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Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Austria returns to F1 calendar in 2014

The Austrian Grand Prix will return to Formula 1 in 2014 after an 11 year absence, it has been announced. The event will be held at the Red Bull Ring, with a provisional date of July 6th. "Dietrich Mateschitz [owner of Red Bull] and Bernie Ecclestone have reached agreement to the effect that Formula 1 will come back to Styria next year," read a report in the Austrian press. Red Bull bought the circuit and renovated it after it fell into disrepair following the final […]

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2013

Behind the scenes at Red Bull Racing

We had a little look around Red Bull Racing HQ in Milton Keynes...

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 Thursday, January 3, 2013

2012 title push compromising RB9 development

Adrian Newey believes that Red Bull's title push in 2012 has compromised development for their 2013 challenger

Posted on Wednesday, December 19, 2012

F1Zone.net Awards 2012 - Results

The results are in... it's time for the F1Zone.net Awards 2012

Posted on Sunday, December 9, 2012

Red Bull Ring in Austria could host 20th F1 race in 2013

With the Turkish Government reluctant to provide funding for a race at Istanbul Park, the sport could return to Austria at the Red Bull Ring, according to Dr. Helmut Marko

Posted on Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Newey 'a little late' with 2013 Red Bull

Team boss Christian Horner has admitted car designer Adrian Newey is "a little late" with next year's Red Bull. The Briton made the admission on the Red Bull-sponsored Austrian television channel Servus TV. Pre-season testing for the 2013 season will begin in Spain in early February. The fact the RB9 is running behind schedule is undoubtedly due to the fact that, while many other teams turned their attention to next year during the 2012 season, Red Bull continued to develop its title-winning RB8 right up […]

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2012

Eins! Zwei! Drei your eyes: Brazilian GP review

Jenson Button wins the Brazilian Grand Prix but it is Sebastian Vettel who claims his third world title

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2012

Sebastian Vettel fastest in FP2 in Austin

Sebastian Vettel set the fastest time in second practice for the United States Grand Prix. Vettel spent a large part of the session in the garage as Red Bull noticed a water leak in his RB8. Vettel was seven tenths clear of team mate Mark Webber, with Fernando Alonso in third place. The McLarens of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button were fourth and fifth, ahead of Felipe Massa. Nico Rosberg, Bruno Senna, Kamui Kobayashi and Michael Schumacher rounded out the top ten. Abu Dhabi winner […]

Posted on Monday, November 12, 2012

Bianchi tests Ferrari improvements for Alonso

Ferrari is still pushing hard to give Fernando Alonso a title-winning Ferrari for the final back-to-back head-to-head with Sebastian Vettel. With Red Bull and Vettel's qualifying problems allowing Alonso to claw back 3 points in Abu Dhabi, the Spaniard is still 10 points adrift with just Austin and Brazil to go. And with the red F2012 still not a match for the Adrian Newey-penned RB8, Alonso said after finishing second in Abu Dhabi: "We need to keep working and in Maranello they work day and […]

Posted on Friday, November 9, 2012

Specialists clear Red Bull over 'rubber nose' saga

Three leading specialist publications have played down the 'rubber Red Bull' affair. Recent video footage depicted the Adrian Newey-penned RB8 with a decidedly bendy front nose tip, causing some outlets and fans to question the legality of the apparently 'rubber' construction. But writing in Italy's La Gazzetta dello Sport, journalist Andrea Cremonesi said that "according to the FIA, everything is in order". "Word has arrived from Paris that the parts in question are not structural and are not subject to the rigid tests other parts […]