Crimson Bull launches 2021 F1 automotive
Crimson Bull has launched the automotive it hopes will take the battle to Mercedes on this yr’s System One world championship.
The RB16B, which relies on final yr’s RB16, was revealed in a web-based launch forward of its first observe outing at a filming day on Wednesday.
The automotive carries the hopes of 10-time race winner Max Verstappen and new recruit Sergio Perez, who replaces Alex Albon on the staff this season.
It’s the final Crimson Bull to be powered by a Honda-badged engine forward of the Japanese producer’s withdrawal from the game on the finish of the yr, though the staff has struck a deal to proceed to make use of Honda’s energy unit know-how below the Crimson Bull title past 2021.
Final yr’s RB16 received two races within the palms of Verstappen, together with the season finale in Abu Dhabi, however was liable to instability in corners early within the yr.
Crimson Bull hopes the RB16B will iron out the adverse points of final yr’s automotive whereas retaining as a lot efficiency as attainable below the FIA’s newest aerodynamics rule adjustments, geared toward decreasing downforce.
As soon as each drivers have pushed the automotive on Wednesday it will likely be ready for the three-day pre-season check that can happen in Bahrain from March 12-14.
The primary race within the season can be scheduled in Bahrain on March 28.