The staff posted studio visuals on the web of the matte liveried RB16B auto, substantially related to last year’s design but with Honda branding in place of previous title sponsor Aston Martin.
The demand carries on 👊 Welcome, RB16B 🔥 #ChargeOn 🤘
— Purple Bull Racing (@redbullracing) 1614083666000
Aston Martin are now a crew in their very own proper following the renaming of Racing Stage less than Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll.
“Exact identical… but unique,” Red Bull commented on Twitter.
Very same exact… https://t.co/J2eK2aS7vT
— Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) 1614079045000
“On the floor the 1st photos of the new motor vehicle suggests that not also a lot has improved around the winter,” the workforce additional on their website.
“Considerably from it, as below the skin the RB16B functions a lot of alterations that keep F1’s standing as a serial struggle of the boffins.”
Red Bull received two races very last yr with Verstappen and finished distant runners-up to Mercedes, who have taken both titles for the past seven decades and will be favourites to stretch that run to 8.
Verstappen gained 2020’s period-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from pole position, having said that.
The Honda-powered outfit have signed seasoned Mexican Sergio Perez in area of Thai racer Alexander Albon, who drops to the reserve role, to boost Pink Bull’s force for a initially title considering the fact that 2013 and improve their strategic options.
Perez, renowned for the way he can make the tyres last, was a winner for Racing Position in Bahrain previous December right after likely from previous to initially.
Verstappen and Perez will check out out the vehicle for the to start with time at Silverstone on Wednesday in a filming working day, with Albon also in attendance.
“Mercedes have been so dominant very last calendar year, and that DNA is possibly a significant percentage of their present-day car,” workforce principal Christian Horner told reporters last week when questioned about the prospects.
“We demonstrated in Abu Dhabi that they are beatable at a observe they’d been unbeaten at for the preceding 6 or seven a long time. We just require to be capable to do that on a consistent foundation across the 22 or 23 races.
“We are accumulating momentum.”
The year that starts off in Bahrain on March 28 will Honda’s past as electric power device provider in advance of they hand over the engineering to Purple Bull, who will race from 2022 with their possess brand of engines.