Formula 1 news: Red Bull attacks on Mercedes 2022 challenger, W13. Mercedes 2022 challenger, W13 has caught up the attention of a lot of people. Including Red Bull’s team principal, Christian Horner.
Christian Horner remarked that the w13 had very few side pods which are illegal and against the new rules. At the outset of the first day of testing in Bahrain Mercedes garnered a lot of attention for its new innovations. Everybody on the paddock noticed the flawed side pods immediately. The new design was panned by the Red Bull boss.
The W13 caught a lot of attention in the pre-season testing in Bahrain. as it had a very narrow side pod which was even narrower than Red Bull. It hardly had a side pod and the shocking Side pod has raised questions about its legality. Although they presented a fairly decent car at Barcelona.
Red Bull has openly attacked Mercedes and the team principal said that they are going against the regulations of FIA and some of its parts are maybe not legal.
Many drivers and teams believe that Red Bull hasn’t shown all of its cards yet. They are extremely cautious and secretive about their new automobile. Despite the fact that de Bull’s new beast appears to be an all-rounder, it nevertheless contains certain design flaws.
Red Bull has stated that their automobile will be updated as soon as feasible. Newey claims that the revised car will surprise everyone on Friday and Saturday, as opposed to Thursday when the team bought a car that was comparable to Barcelona’s.
Fans of Max Verstappen and Red Bull can now breathe a sigh of relief. According to red bull’s statement, They don’t have to worry right away as the updates will be seen soon to the naked eye.
Formula 1 news: Mercedes Boss Toto Wolff reacts tp Christian Horner’s allegations
When Mercedes CEO Toto Wolff learned of Christian Horner’s allegation, he became enraged, saying, “How can someone allege something unlawful when they’ve just seen for half an hour?”
The red bull has refuted knowing that any such statement has been given by the team or Horner. Red bull has retracted its stance. According to the team, they made no official statement about w13 or neither did they have any intention to do this in the future.
In a statement released by the team, a Red Bull Racing spokesman refuted this.“Christian Horner has given no interviews about the Mercedes-Benz vehicle. This morning, any quotes ascribed to him are false.”
Both teams have previously been involved in a season-long battle. The 2021 season ended in a squabble. Red Bull and Mercedes will compete to be the best in the game and against each other. There’s a probability that the dominant teams will have an open rivalry in the 2022 season.
Mercedes had problems with its car during pre-season testing in Bahrain, particularly porpoising, which hampered the team’s performance. With only one week until the season’s opening race, the former constructors’ champion has yet to resolve car concerns.