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Featured Revealed: RedBull RB14

Discussion in 'Formula 1' started by Paul Jeffrey, Feb 19, 2018.

  1. Paul Jeffrey

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    Third team to release images but first to hit the track, welcome to the world the RedBull Tag Heuer RB14 of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen..

    To give it the full title, the new car from Milton Keynes will be called the Aston Martin-Red Bull Racing-TAG Heuer RB14 and comes into the world today directly from the home of British motorsport at Silverstone.

    Stealing an early march of its Formula One rivals, RedBull spent time shaking down the new machine at a wet and windy Silverstone as part of a special filming day ahead of pre season testing next week, completing a maximum of 100 KM using Pirelli show tyres with Ricciardo behind the wheel, marking the first 2018 laps for any Formula One team so far.

    Running a special edition 'Disruption' livery for just the launch period, Red Bull will revert to the colours to be used during the season proper when testing gets underway in full at Barcelona next week. Despite poor conditions and the limited nature of the "test", lead driver Daniel Ricciardo professed himself happy with the early performance of the Renault powered machine:

    "It's always hard to tell from a few laps but the initial feeling is good. It's not doing anything that scares me and I can already feel that the rear of the car feels pretty settled, even in these poor conditions. Those are encouraging early signs."

    "Obviously, it's been a long day trying to get everything going but a lot better to have that here than in Barcelona," said Daniel. "Doesn't mean we won't have anything in Barcelona but it's nice to know we've got some of the initial challenges out of the way."

    So, what do you think?

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    Formula One car launch dates:

    February 14th - Haas Ferrari
    February 15th - Williams Mercedes
    February 19th - Red Bull Tag Heuer
    February 20th - Renault
    February 20th - Alfa Romeo Sauber Ferrari
    February 22nd - AMG Mercedes
    February 22nd - Ferrari
    February 23rd - McLaren Renault
    February 25th - Toro Rosso Honda

    TBC - Force India Mercedes

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    What do you think of the new RedBull RB14? Can this be the car to challenge for the 2018 drivers title? Let us know in the comments section below!
     
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  2. Bram Hengeveld

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    I love this livery so much already. Total shame they will never run it during the GP season.
     
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  3. BrainsBush

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    And probably even not during Barcelona training session. Indeed gorgeous livery.
     
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  4. paracletus

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    Red Bull pics are live. Try to contain praise of the halo everyone :D
    Good change, that.
    Looks very great.
     
  5. Stnry

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    That livery:inlove::inlove::inlove:
     
  6. Giovaneveterano

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    Awesome masterpiece of engineering.
    There are wings above the sidepot inlets and the front wishbones seem mounted outside the nose.
    Plus the Coca-Cola vent looks quite large compared to the older car.. overheating issues?:O_o:
     
  7. farjam

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    is there any chance that they will have a similar livery for GPs? well not similar , just to have little similarities to this concept? at least color scheme?
     
  8. gamer19

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    Finally one decent livery I say. :geek:
     
  9. johndough247

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    Best looking F1 car so far. They need to keep that livery for the whole season.
     
  10. Sky

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    lose the nose tube and the zimmer frame and that's a nice looking car.
     
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  11. gamer19

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    Oh c'mon sky... it's there for a reason.
    Can't tell which one but I'm quite there's one. :)
     
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  12. MrCharme

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    It. Looks. Amazing.
     
  13. Andrew Harper

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    Fantastic livery, very creative. Interesting that the AM presence on the car has become very large all of a sudden. It's more "Aston" than Red Bull sponsor wise.

    Considering what Max was saying about the HALO he may whip out a hacksaw whilst people aren't looking....lol
     
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  14. boomn

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    No, I don't think their real livery will carry anything over from this. Just like 2015 when they had the awesome black and white graffiti camo in preseason only
     
  15. timson72

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    I'm trying to look at these new cars,but all i see is Halo and its really annoying.
     
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  16. Filip Carlén

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    Lovely livery! Great to see that some teams dare to change their looks!
     
  17. Nick Gregory

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    And then change them right back before the season even starts.
     
  18. rubaru

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    Is the mirror mounted on top of two fins rather than a small post like in the past?

    Also, does anyone else see a small aero effect at the rear mount of the halo?
     
  19. Badu

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    Aston Martin gave Red Bull some beautiful new wings! That dreadful Halo though...
     
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  20. Patrik Marek

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    that's a cool livery!, It might give my WIP Redbull livery for Lotus Evora GX some new ideas
     
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