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Red Bull win confirmed belief in Renault's engine

Daniel Ricciardo’s victory in the Chinese Grand Prix was confirmation of Renault’s belief that it had a power unit capable of beating Mercedes and Ferrari in a straight fight this season. Red Bull has picked up no more than three victories in a year since the V6 turbo power units were introduc… F1

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MEDLAND: Verstappen needs to learn from a Red Bull blueprint

There was joy and despair etched on Christian Horner’s face at various times during the final 20 laps of the Chinese Grand Prix, and not for the first time, each emotion related to a specific driver. As Daniel Ricciardo was scything his way from sixth to win, his pass on Lewis Hamilton had Horner punching the air with both fists ...

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Red Bull needs ‘miracle’ to replace Ricciardo power unit

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says his mechanics need “to work a miracle” in order to get Daniel Ricciardo’s car ready for qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix. Ricciardo slowed as smoke poured out the back of his car during FP3 in Shanghai, stopping on the exit of the penultimate corner and allowing marshals to push the car back ...

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Double DNF 'brutally frustrating' for Red Bull

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner labeled the early retirements for Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen as “brutally frustrating” after showing strong speed at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Friday’s long run pace had seen Red Bull appear to be a match for Ferrari and Mercedes, but Verstap… F1

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Renault still holding back Red Bull, Horner says

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says Renault still needs to make more progress in order to take the fight to Mercedes and Ferrari on every type of circuit. Renault and Red Bull have had a strained relationship since the introduction of the V6 turbo power units in 2014, with new aerodynamic regulations last year only yielding two victories as ...

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Red Bull insists genuine pace masked in Australia

Red Bull displayed “genuine pace” in the Australian Grand Prix but was unable to show it properly due to being stuck behind slower cars, according to team principal Christian Horner. Max Verstappen started from fourth place but dropped behind Kevin Magnussen’s Haas at the start of the race and was unable to find a way past, spinning after damaging his ...

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Bottas wary of Ferrari, Red Bull threat

Valtteri Bottas insists Mercedes is not sure if it has the quickest car ahead of the start of the new Formula 1 season despite showing impressive pace during pre-season testing. While it was Ferrari that topped the times courtesy of quick laps set on the hypersoft tire during the second pre-season test in Barcelona, Mercedes caught the eye with its ...

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Red Bull more ready than ever – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull is more ready than it has ever been for a new Formula 1 season since he joined the team. Having cut his teeth with HRT and then Toro Rosso, Ricciardo was promoted to Red Bull in 2014 as a replacement for the retiring Mark Webber. Although he initially finished on the podium in Melbourne – ...

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Red Bull 'in the hunt' – Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo believes Red Bull is in the hunt for victories from the start of this season despite the impressive pace shown by Mercedes in pre-season testing in Barcelona. Having been encouraged by Red Bull’s pace on hypersoft tires when setting the fastest time on Wednesday, Ricciardo’s benchmark was comfortably beaten by both Ferrari drivers on the final two days, ...

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Hamilton hoping to battle with Ferrari and Red Bull

Lewis Hamilton insists he wants to be fighting with Ferrari and Red Bull for the championship this season, ahead of the final day of pre-season testing in Barcelona. Thursday’s running saw Sebastian Vettel set the pace with a 1m17.182s on the hypersoft tire, a time nearly a second quicker than anything seen so far during testing. By contrast, Mercedes was ...

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