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

Red Bull needs to produce all-rounder car in 2021 – Horner

Red Bull believes it needs to create more of an all-rounder car next year if it wants to challenge Mercedes for the Formula 1 world championship. The Milton Keynes-based outfit is coming off the back of a strong finish to the 2020 season, with Max Verstappen having dominated the finale

Alex Albon: Red Bull demotion 'hurts' | F1 News by PlanetF1

For the first time Alex Albon has reacted to his Red Bull demotion, saying that the news “hurts”, but assured he’s “not giving up”. Albon was promoted to Red Bull over the summer break of 2019, replacing Pierre Gasly who had struggled to compete at the level of team-mate Max

Red Bull plan 40% of their 2021 car to be new | Planet F1

Red Bull expect 40% of their 2021 car to be new as they build what they hope will be a World Championship challenger to Mercedes. With the regulations static compared to the big changes that will be brought in for 2022, the next evolution of the Red Bull will be

Does Red Bull drop mean Al-bon voyage Alex? | Planet F1

Lots of talk about Sergio Perez, inevitably, after his big move to Red Bull but what of Alex Albon? At least PlanetF1 readers have not forgotten about the man who will be watching on from the sidelines while Perez takes his seat. Will Albon be back on the grid in

Are Red Bull making right choice picking Sergio Perez? | Planet F1

Red Bull are rumoured to have pulled the trigger on signing Sergio Perez to replace Alex Albon for 2021…but for who else would it be good or bad news? Obviously it would not be the Christmas message Nico Hulkenberg as hoping to receive, while Mercedes may have worries about a

Ross Brawn: Red Bull won Abu Dhabi GP on 'merit' | F1 News by PlanetF1

Formula 1 managing director Ross Brawn said Red Bull won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on “merit” with Mercedes powerless to stop them. The season-ending Abu Dhabi GP at Yas Marina Circuit has traditionally been a stronghold for the Silver Arrows. After all, they had won every race at the

Red Bull burn Mercedes and Racing Point | F1 News by PlanetF1

Saying goodbye to 2020, Red Bull’s twitter account did it in style as they responded to Mercedes’ retiring the W11 with a “Racing Point, our 2021 car is ready for collection” comment. Mercedes hit back. Sunday evening’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix marked the final race of the 2020 championship, a

Red Bull want engine clarity by end of November | F1 News by PlanetF1

Red Bull principal Christian Horner says the team need a definitive direction on a 2022 engine freeze by the end of November. In order to continue working with the Honda power unit themselves, once the Japanese manufacturer leave Formula 1 at the end of 2021, Red Bull would need a freeze