Red Bull must stop throwing ‘big points down the drain’

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Red Bull must stop throwing ‘big points down the drain’

Mark Webber says Pink Bull should cease throwing factors down the drain in the event that they wish to have a sensible probability of successful each championships this season.

It has been a rocky begin for Pink Bull, with Max Verstappen in a position to end solely one of many three races to date as a result of points along with his automotive.

The issues usually are not confined simply to the Dutchman although as Sergio Perez was additionally compelled to retire on the season opener in Bahrain.

Regardless of exhibiting clear tempo, the reliability problems with the RB18 have proved to be the workforce’s downfall and so they discover themselves third within the Constructors’ Championship behind Ferrari and Mercedes.

Ferrari have already amassed greater than double the factors of Pink Bull and judging by the Italian workforce’s kind, that hole is just prone to develop.

Former Pink Bull driver Mark Webber has stated his former workforce must cease haemorrhaging factors if they’re to have any hope of successful the title.

“After all, the pace’s there,” Webber instructed Channel 4.

“They’re robust however [they were] not robust sufficient to win the race [in Australia]. However while you haemorrhage 18 factors and perhaps the quickest lap and all the remainder of it, they’re huge factors down the drain, large factors.

“And [Charles] Leclerc is doubling down — one other victory, one other quickest lap, so it’s difficult for them. It’s a protracted season. Pink Bull usually are not going anyplace in a rush, however these factors will probably be difficult to get again.”

Pink Bull boss Christian Horner has remained relaxed about their title ambitions, stating he would somewhat work to repair a fast automotive than have a dependable sluggish one, however with Verstappen already 46 factors behind championship chief Leclerc the workforce want to resolve their points shortly.


Webber additionally highlighted the reliability problems with Pink Bull’s sister workforce, AlphaTauri, as an indication there “are some mice within the equipment”.

“Additionally, we’ve to take a look at AlphaTauri,” the Australian stated. “They’d a ropey begin when it comes to reliability, each in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, so there are some mice within the equipment.

“Pink Bull, at Milton Keynes, they should work arduous, in fact. They aren’t shy of placing a shift in.

“However I inform you what, the Prancing Horse are properly down the street for the time being. They have the wind of their sails.”




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