Horner admits he is ‘concerned’ about Red Bull engine

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Horner admits he is ‘concerned’ about Red Bull engine

With energy unit associated issues in each of the season-opening grand prix, Christian Horner admits Crimson Bull are “involved”.

This season Crimson Bull have their very own engine division, Crimson Bull Powertrain Division, the Milton Keynes squad having taken over the working of the facility models from Honda.

The Japanese producer is continuous to help the Crimson Bull challenge.

Though Honda formally left Components 1 on the finish of the 2021 season, they proceed to supply, assemble and help the engine that they designed.

“We’ve now additionally discovered a totally totally different answer to the one initially envisaged,” Crimson Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko instructed Autorevue journal again in January. “The engines will probably be manufactured in Japan till 2025, we won’t contact them in any respect.”

Nonetheless, even with Honda’s involvement one thing appears to have gone flawed with the rebadged Crimson Bull engine.

Max Verstappen, Sergio Perez and Pierre Gasly all had points through the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend, all three retiring from the race, whereas Yuki Tsunoda misplaced energy on his out-lap on his strategy to the grid in Saudi Arabia.

It’s a concern for Crimson Bull group boss Horner.

“After all, we’re involved about it however I believe first we have now to grasp what it’s,” he stated.

“I believe as soon as all of the strip-down has been performed and we perceive what the problem is then, hopefully, fixes may be put in place.”

The Crimson Bull points in Bahrain was discovered to have been triggered by a vacuum being created in its gasoline system, the group placing a repair into place previous to the Saudi Arabian race.

Nonetheless, what has gone flawed at AlphaTauri shouldn’t be but identified.

Group boss Franz Tost instructed Sky Sports activities: “I don’t know precisely what occurred however it seemed like one thing within the drivetrain. We stopped the automobile and he can’t race.”

 

AlphaTauri have scored simply eight factors this season whereas Crimson Bull are as much as 37 after Verstappen gained the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix with Perez P4.

 

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