Wolff: Red Bull really clever with engine set-up

Setting up their new engine department by drawing on Honda’s expertise and Mercedes’ staff, Toto Wolff says Red Bull are being “really clever”. With Honda announcing last year that 2021 would be the Japanese manufacturer’s final season powering Red Bull in F1, it was left to Red Bull to find

Christian Horner: Red Bull weren't ready for Max Verstappen's stop | Planet F1

Christian Horner praised Red Bull’s pit crew after the Spanish Grand Prix, even though a four-second stop for Max Verstappen fell short of their usual high standards. Rather than being annoyed at a vital tyre change that took twice their normal time, Horner said the mechanics had reacted “incredibly well”

Toto Wolff calls ‘bull****’ on George Russell’s Bottas theory

George Russell feels Valtteri Bottas would have approached their Imola battle differently with another driver, “bullsh*t” said Toto Wolff. The pair got it all wrong at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix when they made contact on the approach to Tamburello, resulting in a high-speed crash which both drivers thankfully escaped

'Ferrari, Red Bull weren't as bad when they dominated'

Bernie Ecclestone feels Formula 1 must do something to bring a halt to Mercedes’ dominance, saying it wasn’t this bad when Ferrari or Red Bull were on top. Racing for an eighth successive championship double this season, Mercedes is on a record-breaking run, one that could also see Lewis Hamilton

Red Bull RB16B is not solely suited to Verstappen

Great news for Checo, unlike in past seasons when the Red Bull car has been designed with Max Verstappen in mind, this year’s RB16B is “also adapted” to Sergio Perez. That’s according to Helmut Marko. One complaint Pierre Gasly and Alex Albon both had during their short tenures as Red

Red Bull hope correlation work leads to success | Planet F1

Red Bull hope their newly-launched RB16B has resolved the correlation issues which undermined their hopes of challenging for the World Championship last year. The RB16B is a remarkably similar-looking car to its forerunner, but the team have worked hard on ironing out the previous misalignment in the design and wind-tunnel

Red Bull RB16B to be unveiled on February 23 | F1 News by PlanetF1

Red Bull have confirmed that their 2021 challenger, the RB16B, will break free from the covers on Tuesday February 23. The Austrian outfit have recognised the large carryover of their 2020 chassis into 2021, by replacing the RB16 with the RB16B. Full details of the launch are yet to be

Red Bull could build own engine for 2025 | F1 News by PlanetF1

The new Formula 1 power units are set to arrive for 2025 or 2026, and Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said they could design their own. With an engine freeze for 2022 now agreed, Red Bull have completed a deal with Honda to take over their work on the

Marko defends Red Bull program after Albon axe | F1 News by PlanetF1

Dr Helmut Marko has defended Red Bull’s junior driver program in the wake of Alex Albon’s demotion to a reserve and development role. Albon has become the latest driver to be dropped by the Red Bull senior team after they ultimately opted for more experience for the 2021 campaign in

Christian Horner: Red Bull must be strong at all circuits | Planet F1

Red Bull are planning to ensure their 2021 car is effective on all types of racetracks as they attempt to carry the World Championship fight to Mercedes. Although he experienced some bad luck with five retirements during the year, Max Verstappen was able to win only two races for Red