Red Bull expects 2016 to be a ‘season of two halves’




Red Bull Racing is trying to recover from a miserable 2015 season where they failed to win a single race. Moreover, they were seen engaging in a fierce verbal spat with their engine manufacturer Renault for the poor performance.

Red Bull expects 2016 to be a ‘season of two halves’

Red Bull expects 2016 to be a ‘season of two halves’

Christian Horner, Red Bull team boss anticipates now that in 2016, the new Renault contract and engine would create for the team, a ‘season of two halves’. He added to that saying that the first half would be less competitive as compared to the second one.

Horner said, “I believe it will be a transformational year. I think we are going to start the year with some progress from the end of last season, but I think our engine partner’s commitment to buying a team will see staged progress during the course of the year.”

Christian Horner said that the team is working hard and is determined to fight back to the top position. Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo said that he will adopt a less attacking approach in 2016 in an attempt to improve the team’s performance. His aim is to finish on the podium positions rather than just gather gathering points for the team.

Renault after a tensed year, littered with engine failures and poor race results with Red Bull, has still managed to negotiate a new contract with the team with a new sponsor in the form of TAG Heuer instead of Infiniti. Renault would be assisted in its development by the British company IImor which previously was a consultant for Red Bull on their engine design. Renault is expected to perform better this year after buying out the Lotus Formula One racing team.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Anjan K Merkap

Author:

Cricket

CEAT signs endorsement deal with Harmanpreet Kaur

CEAT signs endorsement deal with Harmanpreet Kaur

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on January 22nd, 2018

CEAT Ltd. today announced its association with one of most prolific all-rounders in women’s cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, for a period of 2 years. The bat endor ..

Football

FFCI Football Monthly Achievement Awards

FFCI Football Monthly Achievement Awards

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on January 10th, 2018

Federation of Football Coaches in India (FFCI), an Organization formed in 2011 and approved by the All India Football Federation (AIFF ) organized its Monthly A ..

Tennis

Tennys Sandgren thrashes out Wawrinka in the second round of the Australian Open

Tennys Sandgren thrashes out Wawrinka in the second round of the Australian Open

Posted by: Mahalakshmi Murali on January 19th, 2018

The World Number 9, Switzerland’s three-time Grand Slam champion, Stanislas Wawrinka ends his journey in Melbourne in the second round of the 2018 Australian ..

F1

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Life Lessons learned from Sports & Fitness #TOSBDay

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on September 26th, 2016

Held on Sept 1st, The Outstanding Speakers’ Bureau (TOSB) Twinterview consisted of sports panelists such as Mark Gallagher (Public Speaker on F1 race), Shayam ..

Boxing

Rajasthan Rumble – Vijender Singh’s double-title defense against Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu

Rajasthan Rumble – Vijender Singh’s double-title defense against Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on December 22nd, 2017

Undefeated Indian knockout king, Vijender Singh is set to defend his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific Super middleweight titles against African Champion Ernest Amu ..

Other Sports

Solomon Deksisa and Amane Gobena win at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018

Solomon Deksisa and Amane Gobena win at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018

Posted by: Vikram Kamboj on January 21st, 2018

It was a double triumph for the Ethiopian runners as Solomon Deksisa and Amane Gobena took the honours at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2018, winning in 2:09:34 and ..

One stop guide to all the latest sports news, reviews, opinions, fixtures and live scores from India and around the world.

Copyright © 2017 | The Sports Mirror