Sunday, May 22, 2022

Red Bull Racing F1 team 2019 | Formula 1 2019: season preview

Twitter: @redbullracing
Engine: Honda
Races: 266
Wins: 59
Titles: 4
Last year: 3rd 

Red Bull raised eyebrows with its decision to switch from engine partner Renault in favour of Honda for 2019. However, ground has been gained in the past 12 months, with the latest power unit earning praise – in public, at least – from team principal Christian Horner. As such, drivers Max Verstappen and Pierre Gasly head to Melbourne with cautious optimism. We’ve yet to see Verstappen in title-winning machinery, but his form towards the end of 2018 suggests that he’s ready for it.

Our verdict: Despite a positive pre-season test, it’s too early for a Red Bull-Honda title challenge. And new boy Gasly will have his work cut out against Verstappen


33 – Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen - 2019

Races: 81
Wins: 5
Titles: 0
Last year: 4th 
Age: 21
Twitter: @Max33Verstappen 

Did you know? Verstappen’s five F1 wins are the most of any driver never to qualify in pole position for a race

10 – Pierre Gasly

Pierre Gasly - 2019

Races: 26
Wins: 0
Titles: 0
Last year: 15th
Age: 23
Twitter: @PierreGASLY 

Did you know? Gasly lost 2017’s Super Formula title by half a point after a typhoon cancelled the final races

Formula 1 2019: the grid


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