The Red Bull RB12 has been revealed for the first time by the team.
Red Bull will use Renault engines for the tenth year in 2016, but for the first time they are being branded by watch manufacturer TAG-Heuer.
The team’s head of aerodynamics Dan Fallows said “the numbers from the CFD and wind tunnel are pretty encouraging” for the team’s new car.
“Certainly I’ve been incredibly surprised that we’ve been able to get so much out of this set of regulations, which has been fairly stable. It’s a function of everybody understanding the car we had last year but also I think identifying the problems that we had and really focussing on those. I think we’ve made some fairly big steps forward.”
Red Bull failed to win a race during 2015 for the first time in seven year. However the team made clear progress after a difficult start to the season.
“My hopes for RB12 is it continues the same rich vein of form we had with RB11,” Fallows added. “Obviously there were not necessarily the results that we’d hoped but we all knew that we had a good foundation in the car, in the chassis. I’d like to see that continue.”
This article will be updated.
Red Bull RB12 pictures
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