RED BULL RACING
Red Bull Racing has become one of the most publicized teams and gained much success in such a short time, among all the teams in F1 championship. In just six years, the team has won two world championships, pilots and manufacturers prizes, and has gained a reputation for excellence, technical creativity and commitment.
The success story began in November 2005 when Red Bull purchased the assets of Jaguar Racing, obtaining the entry key to the plant “MotorsportValley” in the UK, a new a core group of employees and the first sketches of the car that would become the RB1.
Off-track the Austrian brand also adopted a communication strategy that became its trademark.
In 2006 Red Bull held the first place on podium thanks to pilot’s David Coulthard performance on the Monte Carlo tracks. Red Bull´s technical off-track team was growing. Renowned engineers and designers were recruited.
The partnership had its first big victory in 2009 at China Grand Prix and has been moving forward since then.
In 2012 Renault continued its successful partnership with Red Bull, with Vettel becoming the youngest-ever triple World Champion. The team also became triple constructors’ champions, joining an elite band of outfits to have sealed the title on three occasions. Lotus Renault GP was rebranded as Lotus F1 Team and duly returned to its winning ways with a superb win in Abu Dhabi, while Williams F1 Team returned to the Renault fold for the first time since 1997. It took just five races for the partnership to get back to its winning ways as Pastor Maldonado secured a win in the Spanish Grand Prix. Alongside the Caterham F1 Team, as Team Lotus became known, the four Renault engine teams finished in the top ten of the constructors’ championship with a total of 839 points and eight wins, Renault’s most successful season to date.
2013 was the final year of competition for the RS27 V8 engine. Red Bull won four constructors’ championships in a row with Vettel joining an elite band of four-time world champions. Lotus won one race, bringing Renault’s total season wins to 14. With five crowns of the eight-year V8 period, Renault becomes the most successful engine manufacturer of the era.