After Mercedes appeared to have given its best in the final stages of the 2021 changes, Red Bull adviser Helmut Maro has confirmed that due to the stability of the current Honda engine, the Austrian team will be over. 2021 season with the current squad. Not only do Red Bull lead the Drivers Ranking ahead of Max Verstappen, they are just five points behind rival Mercedes in the Constructors Ranking.
That ICE is set to reappear in the next round in Saudi Arabia, but Mercedes has been busy in the engine division with both Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas suffered multiple net penalties for exceeding their allowed portions of the season. Most likely Mercedes has now finished their engines for the remaining laps but at Red Bull, that’s for sure.
Helmut Marko on Red Bull uses the same engine
When asked by Sky if another engine change would happen at Red Bull, Marko replied, quoted by Motorsport-Total.com, “No, we are not facing such fluctuations from Honda’s point of view. Our engine is stable.
“The amplitude of oscillation is in the range of half a percent and is not the same as Mercedes, where it makes up almost two percent. “
For those unaware, the newly built Jeddah Street Circuit, which will host the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, is being billed as Formula 1’s fastest street, while the final lap is in Abu Dhabi will be held at a Yas Marina Modified Circuit. The new layout is expected to produce 10 seconds faster lap times than before.
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