Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes title rivals Ferrari will have the advantage at next weekend’s British Grand Prix, but says his team is “fired out” to win at Silverstone after losing from last year’s victory. has been
Red Bull are currently sitting at the top of the Constructors’ Championship – having won seven of the season’s opening nine races – and now lead second-placed Ferrari on 76 points.
However, despite Red Bull’s lead, Horner is anything but complacent, believing that Ferrari’s look and upgrades will likely make them favorites at Silverstone, as he also warned of the recent outperformance of longtime rivals Mercedes.
“Looking at it in pure form, you would say that going there like Barcelona, it’s going to be a strong race for (Ferrari),” Horner said.
“Mercedes, at the end their race pace was also strong, so that factor in that race well. It will be interesting to see, I hear there are going to be some upgrades on Ferrari as well. It’s going to be interesting.”
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Horner and his Red Bull team have been in this position before, as they went to the top of the Constructors’ Championship for Mercedes at the British GP last year with a 44-point margin, which was cut to just six points after the race – A first-lap crash between then-title rivals Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen forced the Red Bull driver out of the race, as Hamilton won.
And Horner, whose team has won six races in a row, said it was important for Red Bull to continue its momentum this year, while he made no bones about wanting to avenge a result from 2021 – Red Bull now owning Talaash is looking for first win at Silverstone since 2012
“Silverstone was tough enough for us last year. We went there last year with a healthy lead, we went there again this year (with one) so it’s important for us to continue that momentum. It’s a race of the race.” That’s what we put together, and the team, the drivers are doing a great job,” Horner said.
“Silverstone is one of the best circuits on the calendar,” Horner said.
“It’s going to be a record crowd again this year, we look forward to seeing everyone there. I’m sure there will be huge support for the Mercedes drivers, but we’ll go there, and fix what happened last year.” Will try,” he said.
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