Red Bull uncovered the images of the car with an expectation that will move Max Verstappen and new signee Sergio Perez to a 2021 title challenge as Formula1 (F1) enduring challengers intend to end Mercedes’ dominance.
The new vehicle, the RB16B, creates a hope for Red Bull’s return on the forefront ever since 2013, after finishing far off second to the seven-time title holder Mercedes.
Red Bull is flexing its muscle to ensure the fight for the championship gets intensified in 2021.
Not just have they on-boarded experienced yet desperate and in-form Perez to accompany star driver Verstappen, however, it’s Honda’s last season in Formula1 before they sign off their engine project to Red Bull commencing 2022.
Honda’s improvised efforts were kept at bay by the Champions Mercedes last year. Hence, are focusing on providing the winning path for Red Bull with their agile car.
The RB16B has got the name from the genetics of Red Bull’s previous car with the team keeping their features thin nose and familiar rear wing design.
Be that as it may, with F1’s new guidelines depicted as unobtrusive yet conceivably “critical”, Red Bull do appear to have rolled out huge improvements to their new challenger – especially to the sidepods as they offer to recuperate downforce and redesign Mercedes.
Over the winter the key objective for the team was to ensure the driveability & consistency as compared with the previous years.
On Tuesday, we saw Red Bull the fourth team to announce their car ahead of the new season. However, it was the pioneer in rolling out digital images & with no drives. Moreover, it just parted with minimal progression of the car & expectations from the season.
However, they clarified that the RB16B “plans to convey the energy of 2020 into the new season in an offer to battle during the current year’s title”.
Last season, Red Bull commenced the year around a large portion of a second for each lap down on Mercedes prior to dominating two races as the year progressed, most stunningly, and reassuringly, at the season-ender at Abu Dhabi as Verstappen raged away from his adversaries.
Despite the fact that whether that triumph was as a lot to do with Mercedes slowing down advancement as Red Bull’s improved speed will be discovered this season.
What Red Bull cannot deny is that they are furnished with, alongside Lewis Hamilton, the game’s quickest and most predictable driver in Verstappen, the 23-year-old who keeps on showing title-testing potential yet presently can’t seem to be given the bundle to battle at the front all through a mission.
The group ought to likewise be supported by the appearance of Perez, who replaces Alex Albon for 2021.
Verstappen was battling Mercedes alone for most of last season with Albon regularly incapable to escape the midfield, and the base assumption for Perez will be to help Verstappen in taking on Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
After eight seasons with Force India/Racing Point following a performance crusade with McLaren, Perez at long last gets one more opportunity at a top group – which his exhibitions of late seasons have completely merited.
The 31-year-old’s best F1 season to date came a year ago, which was covered with an amazing lady F1 triumph at the penultimate race in Bahrain.