Crimson Bull has launched the automotive it hopes will take the combat to Mercedes on this 12 months’s Components One world championship.
The RB16B, which is predicated on final 12 months’s RB16, was revealed in a web based launch forward of its first monitor 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 crew this season.
It’s the final Crimson Bull to be powered a Honda-badged engine forward of the Japanese producer’s withdrawal from the game on the finish of the 12 months, though the crew has struck a deal to proceed to make use of Honda’s energy unit know-how below the Crimson Bull identify past 2021.
Final 12 months’s RB16 received two races within the arms of Verstappen, together with the season finale in Abu Dhabi, however was susceptible to instability in corners early within the 12 months.
Crimson Bull hopes the RB16B will iron out the unfavorable points of final 12 months’s automotive whereas retaining as a lot efficiency as potential below the FIA’s newest aerodynamics rule adjustments, aimed toward lowering 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 may happen in Bahrain from March 12-14.
The primary race within the season can be scheduled in Bahrain on March 28.