Red Bull Racing
Jul 10

F1: Mercedes could lose advantage with ‘FRIC’ ban in Hockenheim

Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England. Sunday 6 July 2014. Nico Rosberg, Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid, leads Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid. World Copyright: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _79P4307

The Mercedes F1 cars of Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton lead early on during the 2014 British Grand Prix. (Photo: Alastair Staley/LAT Photographic)

Mercedes may very well be forced to remove its ‘FRIC’ (front-to-rear interconnected) suspension system from its car before next weekend’s German Grand Prix.

With several teams reportedly expected to lodge protests, only an unlikely unanimous vote from the teams may now save the ‘FRIC’ suspensions from being banned before the next race.

Jun 26

F1: Red Bull And Mateschitz Deserve Credit For Austrian GP, Says Horner

Red Bull Racing did not enjoy success on track at the Austrian GP, but excelled when it came to putting on the event. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull Racing did not enjoy success on track at the Austrian GP, but excelled when it came to putting on the event. (Photo: Getty Images)

Last weekend’s Austrain GP proved to be a huge success, and Red Bull Racing’s Christian Horner says his boss Dietrich Matechitz deserves full credit for reviving the event after an 11-year hiatus.

Red Bull bought the former A1 Ring years ago, although it took some time before the track was rebuilt and Bernie Ecclestone agreed to an F1 date.

Jun 25

F1: Red Bull Could Buy Renault Engine Operation

Red Bull Racing could buy Renault and possibly change the engine name to Infiniti. (Photo: Getty Images)

Red Bull Racing could buy Renault and possibly change the engine name to Infiniti. (Photo: Getty Images)

Rumors to the effect that Renault could be planning to sell its F1 engine department in Viry come at exactly the same time as suggestions that Red Bull wants to do its own thing on the power unit front – and it’s not hard to tie the two together.

Logic suggests that rather than attempt to start its own engine operation from scratch, Red Bull could take over Viry and introduce its own systems and key personnel in an attempt to improve the situation. It’s worth noting that Dr Helmut Marko has been spending a lot of time there recently.

Jun 23

F1: Frustrated Horner calls for changes at Renault

Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria. Friday 20 June 2014. Christian Horner, Team Principal, Red Bull Racing. World Copyright: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _N7T8721

Christian Horner, Team Principal of Red Bull Racing, watches on at the Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria on Friday 20 June 2014. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner has made clear his frustration at Renault by insisting that the French manufacturer has to change the way it does things.

His comments came after Sebastian Vettel’s Austrian GP was ruined by an early glitch that put him a lap down.

Jun 19

F1: Ricciardo looks to carry momentum from maiden win into Austria

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada. Sunday 8 June 2014. Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull Racing, 1st Position, celebrates his maiden win with his team. World Copyright: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic. ref: Digital Image _ONZ3763

Daniel Ricciardo celebrates his maiden win at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal, Canada onSunday 8 June 2014. (Photo: Andy Hone/LAT Photographic)

Daniel Ricciardo insists that Red Bull Racing is fully motivated in its chase of Mercedes, despite the huge performance gulf between the silver cars and their opposition.

The Australian says that his Canadian GP was a useful boost for the whole team.

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