Redbull leaves Renault and goes to Honda for their engines!
Exclusive Breaking News: RedBull splits with Honda planning to follow in the heels of their sister team Toro Rosso and join Honda!
In 2019 Redbull will be racing with Honda power rather then Renault! according to team boss Christian Horner, “we have been impressed by Honda’s commitment to F1, by the rapid steps they have made in recent times with our sister team Scuderia Toro Rosso and by the scope of their ambition, which matches our own. We look forward to working with Honda in the coming years and to racing together in pursuit of F1’s biggest prizes.”
Renault has been partnered with Redbull for 12 years and they say, "we are proud of the extraordinary results achieved with Red Bull Racing over the past 12 seasons, in particular, the four drivers’ and constructors’ championships and 57 wins we have taken together." Going on to say "after two seasons, we are fully focused on the strong progression of Renault Sport Formula One Team, while continuing to foster the fresh relationship with McLaren Racing.”
This new and seemingly mutual news is going to be a big factor in F1's next season and will start the debate over here on drivetribe!