Red Bull Racing has officially revealed the RB19, their latest Formula 1 car for the 2023 season. The team gathered in New York for a season launch, where Team Principal Christian Horner, drivers Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez and Daniel Ricciardo, were present to showcase the RB19 in its traditional blue, yellow, and red scheme.
Red Bull Racing will look to defend both the driver’s and constructor’s titles in 2023, coming off a successful 2022 campaign that saw the team secure 17 wins out of 22 races. The team has high expectations for the upcoming season, with Horner stating that their rivals have not been sitting idle and Ferrari and Mercedes are expected to be competitive.
In addition to their on-track aspirations, Red Bull has also announced a new partnership with American manufacturer Ford. The two companies will work together to develop a turbo-hybrid power unit for the 2026 engine regulations.
As a special treat for fans, Horner announced that Red Bull will hold a competition for fans to design a unique livery for the three races held in the United States this year.
Red Bull Racing and the rest of the F1 field will take to the track for pre-season testing in Bahrain from February 23-25, with the first race of the season taking place a week later. With the new RB19 and the start of a promising partnership with Ford, Red Bull Racing is poised for a successful 2023 season.
In conclusion, the RB19 launch marked the beginning of another exciting F1 season, and Red Bull Racing is determined to defend their titles and come out on top. With the new car and a new partnership, the team is ready to tackle the 23-race journey from March to November and make the most of the highs and lows along the way.