Red Bull Racing Formula One Team might be better than Mercedes Formula One Team this year. Renault engine is the key to Red Bull's success.
Bob Bell, Renault's chief technical director, believes that they now have the car that matches the engine power of Mercedes- Benz. Bell said that Red Bull manage to outperform the infamous racing team last year.
Bell believes that this is a sign that the engines used by the team have improved a lot. Even though Bob Bell believes that it may take another year before Renault reaches its full potential, planetf1 reported.
He explained that the Austrian-based team still have to close the gap to Mercedes. Bob Bell explained that it is also uncertain if they will be able to completely close the gap against the UK based team.
However, they are positive that in time they are going to close the gap against the famous formula one event. They explained that it may probably not be this winter but certainly by 2018.
"Power units are expected to be an even more significant performance differentiator under the new aero regulations introduce this year," motorsports reported. Red Bull Racing's Team Principal Christian Horner explained that Red Bull is using a brand new engine from Renault.
Horner explained that they are planning to step up their game this year. Christian Horner explained that they hope to be a worthy challenger for Mercedes and Ferrari, giving them a hard time.
He explained that they are aspiring to beat the triple world champion, Mercedes. Horner explained that he hopes that Red Bull will be a real challenge for the.
Christian Horner explained that they have great drivers and stability in the team. He said that he is excited for the year ahead.
Red Bull Racing Team has been in the spotlight lately for funding AM-RB 001 hypercar. Automotive News reported that this car is due to be finished on 2019.