Red Bull Racing's next generation of young drivers are making their push towards Formula 1.Max Verstappen’s thrilling victory in Austria has appeared to assuage concerns that the second-generation racer could bolt to Mercedes as soon as possible. "I have thought it for a while, but now I know it for sure: Max is the best driver in Formula 1," declared team boss Christian Horner.But there are grave doubts about Pierre Gasly's place alongside him, with Dr. Helmut Marko calling the Frenchman's recent performances "unacceptable."Daniil Kvyat looks the most likely to step into his place, raising the prospect of either a demotion for Gasly to Toro Rosso, or his ousting from the program altogether.Two drivers look poised to step into the void:One of them will not be Dan Ticktum, as the Briton has lost not only his Red Bull-funded Super Formula seat in Japan but his place in the energy drink's development program altogether.Kurier newspaper in Austria says Lucas Auer, the 24-year-old … [Read more...] about Red Bull’s F1 development field is getting crowded
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Red Bull's Max Verstappen “doesn’t even use data from (Pierre) Gasly anymore,” reports Dutch media as pressure continues to mount on Gasly after a rather mediocre start to his Red Bull career.Gasly, who moved up to Red Bull after two seasons at Red Bull junior team Toro Rosso, has registered point finishes just twice so far in 2019 -- an eighth-place result at Bahrain and sixth in China.At China, Gasly finished the race a minute and a half off race-winner Lewis Hamilton's pace and more than a minute behind fourth-place Verstappen.Red Bull is third in the F1 constructors' championship behind leaders Mercedes and Ferrari. Formula 1 Pierre Gasly quickly moving to the hot seat at Red Bull F1 Pierre Gasly could lose his seat with the Red Bull Formula 1 team during the 2019 season.That is the warning of outspoken 1997 Formula 1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve, when asked about a difficult ... The average gap between the Red Bull drivers in qualifying stands at … [Read more...] about Pierre Gasly yet to push Max Verstappen at Red Bull F1
The Red Bull F1 team performed a strategic masterclass to earn Max Verstappen a fourth-place finish ahead of Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in Sunday’s Formula 1 Chinese Grand Prix. Formula 1 Red Bull F1 team blames Sebastian Vettel for Max Verstappen issue in qualifying The Red Bull F1 team qualified fifth and sixth in China Saturday. But Max Verstappen missed his final qualifying effort after traffic prevented the Dutchman from reaching the line on time. As ... “I think there was not much in it,” said Verstappen. “I was pushing really hard to stay with them. I think as a team we did a really good job today to undercut a Ferrari and stay ahead as well so we maximised the result to be honest. … [Read more...] about Red Bull F1 team pit strategy pays off for Max Verstappen in China
Pierre Gasly could lose his seat with the Red Bull Formula 1 team during the 2019 season.Gasly finished 11th at Melbourne and eighth at Bahrain. Gasly impressed during his first full F1 season with Toro Rosso last year, finishing in the top-10 five times. He received the call-up to replace Renault-bound Daniel Ricciardo for 2019."I do not feel comfortable in the car," Gasly said. "I'll have to adapt to it compared to last year's Toro Rosso, which was better suited to my driving. At the moment I feel a bit like a passenger." Formula 1 Red Bull's Pierre Gasly ready to battle teammate Max Verstappen for F1 podiums Red Bull Racing's Pierre Gasly is confident of a strong showing in Bahrain to back up teammate Max Verstappen’s podium in Australia.Judging the performance of Gasly during the Australian ... For the moment, Gasly is supported by Red Bull team boss Christian Horner, but Red Bull's notoriously tough consultant, Helmut Marko, has accused Gasly of compromising the … [Read more...] about Pierre Gasly quickly moving to the hot seat at Red Bull F1
Red Bull “Wings Team” Mini Cooper If you’re my age, you may have a few fond memories of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile making its way to your hometown or a nearby burg, replete with a seemingly endless supply of Wienermobile plastic whistles—which in the Sixties and Seventies passed for quality tchotchkes. The big fiberglass sausages on wheels were generally found stationed in grocery-store parking lots, where Mayer staff passed out coupons and whistles to a receptive audience. It was a simpler time. Seen here with spokesperson George Molchan as “Little Oscar,” the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile was once a common sight in grocery-store parking lots and at regional festivals and gatherings. What was the Volkswagen Golf Harlequin? While several Wienermobiles still roam the country stopping at grocery stores and the occasional local funfest, a much larger fleet of promotional vehicles has since usurped the big rolling sausages’ roll (fine, role) as the … [Read more...] about What Was The Red Bull Car?