Connect with us

Uncategorized

Red Bull targets stronger in 2012

Published

on

Sept.23 – The current leader Red Bull Racing possible edge of the second successive title in Singapore GP, Christian Horner has early cautioned its opponents that he thinks the Red Bull can do even better in 2012.

“The thing that has been extremely pleasing so far this year is we have delivered in all areas,” Horner told Autosport. When we’ve not had the quickest car we’ve still won because operationally we’ve been strong, and when we have had the quickest car we’ve capitalised on that and made it pay.

“So to have won eight of the 13 races and the consistency with which we’ve achieved that, from Monaco to Monza, has been phenomenal. The team learned a lot of lessons from last year, and has grown stronger as a unit, in strength in depth, at trackside, back at the factory, including the drivers.

“The lessons we’ve learned this year will apply next year. We’re a strong unit, and as we gain experience and with continuity, we’ll continue to build on that.”

“Sebastian’s in good shape. He’s had a good preparation for this race. Both drivers came in reasonably late to keep on the night- shift time zone. But for us we are going about this race like any other this year, we’ll attack the weekend and try and ensure we maximise the performance over the course of it. You’ve seen the last two races. We haven’t gone into a cruise-and -collect mode. We’ve attacked the two grands prix that historically have been very tough for us. Monza was a phenomenal result for the whole team, and it would be great to go one better here.

“Mathematically Sebastian is in great shape in the championship, but nothing is done, and we take absolutely nothing for granted. We’re just focused on extracting the best out of the cars and out of the weekend.”

“He’s been the stand-out driver, he’s won eight grands prix, second in four of them and fourth in the other, and he’s had 10 poles,” explained Horner. “It’s a phenomenal run of results, and one that as a team, and Seb himself, are keen to build on in the remaining six events. He has completely proved his detractors wrong. He’s continued to evolve and to grow. Last year he had a lot of bad luck at different stages. If you think of the three failures he had in Australia, Bahrain and Korea, they cost him significantly.

“Last year he learned a lot, and he has just grown, as an individual with experience, his confidence is high and he has complete belief in the team around him. He is also delivering at a phenomenally high level, and the consistency with which he does that is quite remarkable.”


All material and photos are copyrighted material and owned by their respective owners. Use or depiction of images or trademarks throughout this website is for illustrative and editorial purposes only.Images come courtesy of; ferrari.com, mclaren.com, forceindiaf1.com, redbull.com, mercedesgp.com, renaultf1.com, toyota, bmw-sauber, williamsf1, lotus, virgin, Daylife.com, getty Images/LAT and AP Photos.


http://www.formula1onlive.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=rss
Comments

Latest Results




Latest F1 News

2018 F14 weeks ago

Lauda announces 2019 grand prix return

Niki Lauda has allayed fears that he might not return to his post at the grands prix with Mercedes. In...

2018 F14 weeks ago

Sauber still building staff numbers – Vasseur

Sauber is still building up its staff numbers, boss Frederic Vasseur has revealed. The Swiss team almost collapsed two years...

2018 F14 weeks ago

Red Bull ‘will look to Verstappen’ in 2019 – Horner

Max Verstappen will have a more significant role at Red Bull next year. That is the view of Christian Horner,...

2018 F14 weeks ago

London could join Silverstone in F1 – Brawn

Ross Brawn says a grand prix in the centre of London would be “unacceptable”. But the F1 sporting chief thinks...

2018 F11 month ago

Kubica not offended by Vettel comments

Robert Kubica says he is not offended by comments made by quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel. Ferrari’s Vettel said that...

2018 F11 month ago

Verstappen happy with Ricciardo replacement

Max Verstappen says he is happy with Red Bull’s pick for his new teammate. The Dutchman says he cannot understand...

2018 F11 month ago

Renault to keep working over Christmas

Staff at Renault’s works F1 team will work throughout the Christmas and New Year period. That is the news from...

2018 F11 month ago

Force India to launch 2019 car in Canada

Force India has become the second F1 team to announce a reveal date for its 2019 car. Ferrari boss Maurizio...

2018 F11 month ago

“it was a difficult experience, but it made me stronger,”- Sirotkin

Sergey Sirotkin says his aim is to return to formula one in 2020. The Russian has been replaced at Williams...

2018 F11 month ago

McLaren success is ‘long term’ aim – Sainz

Carlos Sainz says McLaren is aiming for success only in the medium to long term. The Spaniard says he is...




Most Popular

ThisisF1.com is not affiliated with Formula 1, Formula One Management, Formula One Administration, Formula One Licensing BV, Formula One World Championship Ltd or any other organization or entity associated with the official Formula One governing organizations or their shareholders. Copyrighted material used under Fair Use/Fair Comment.

References
We could use the following leading F1 news sources for stories: SkyF1, BBC F1, Autosport, ESPN F1, FIA Media Center, MotorSport, JamesAllen and others leading authors blog.

All Rights Reserved © 2017 Prime Sport Media