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Featured Red Bull unveil RB11 race livery for 2015

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Jordan Adcock, Mar 2, 2015.

  1. Race livery

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  2. "Zebra" Testing livery

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    Red Bull Racing have finally revealed the actual race livery for their 2015 challenger the RB11, retaining their typical colours after testing in an interim black-and-white scheme with drivers Daniel Ricciardo and Daniil Kvyat.


    The reasoning behind what was quickly dubbed the “zebra” livery was pragmatic, its intricacy meant to disguise the new car’s technical innovations from rival teams. But from the moment it left the garage it had become an instant favourite with many fans, something truly different in a world where established brand recognition is everything. So is it a shame that the team has reverted to its more “traditional” livery? Maybe, but Red Bull’s other sponsors barely stood out on the test scheme, and besides the car hardly looks bad now.

    But what do you think? Do you prefer Red Bull’s race livery or would you have kept the “zebra” one from testing? Vote in our poll and comment below!
     
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  2. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    I like it more than last year, but please get rid of the purple RB.
     
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  3. Rest In Pits, CamoBull.
     
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  4. David O'Reilly

    David O'Reilly
    A bad quali means I can go forwards in the race.

    Zebras are Prey.
     
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  5. Yuri

    Yuri
    Yuri 'I get custom nicknames' Kasdorp Premium

    So the RB get more purple every year, was really hoping for at least some of the camo livery to come back :(
     
  6. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    The Camo-Bull was not nice to me, only special, and different to anything else. That's why I prefer the race livery, although that's not perfect.
     
  7. Dan Allen

    Dan Allen
    I am the Pastor Maldonado of RaceDepartment.

    I loved the Zebra livery
     
  8. Bram

    Bram
    Ezekiel 25:17 Staff Premium

    It's probably for branding reasons, but i dislike this livery so much. Looks identical to the same boring liveries of the most recent years.
     
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  9. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    If they had another sponsor, it could be so much better. And they would probably need silver to make it better.
     
  10. Bram

    Bram
    Ezekiel 25:17 Staff Premium

    The grey background of the Red Bull cans would be nice as a second primary color.

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. would be nice if only they retain the camo with mix of RB's main color like the pic below.
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  12. Heck, that camouflaging livery had no one fooled. It was way more complex and detailed than this new livery...maybe it made their car appear a little out of place, but it was so unique, just set them apart, a shame to loose it for the typical RedBull fare.
     
  13. the_sigman

    the_sigman
    Sim racer, F1 news editor... Racing is in my blood Premium

    When you have so many photographers getting close to the car, there is no reason for camo. I believe it was mainly for PR reasons.
     
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  14. Oh, yeah, cause EVERYONE wanted to copy Red Bull last year and I'm sure they're going to be THE performance benchmark this year as well... :rolleyes:
     
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  15. for downforce :rolleyes:
    oh yeah. this is for racing. not for a beauty contest.
     
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  16. Brendan Little

    Brendan Little
    Oibren85

    Looks like a creme egg........
     
  17. Did Maldonado test for them recently? :sneaky:
     
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  18. Torcano

    Torcano
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    Oh it's a RedBull car, here I was confused and wondering about when and how did Cadbury make it into F1. :roflmao:
     
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  19. No way.
     
  20. Sunny Sky Speed

    Sunny Sky Speed
    You will never see me again, it's final now. Bye Premium

    Well it's easy then...we'll paint our own Red Bull skin for this car. Who's in?