Red Bull F1 team leader Christian Horner says Honda’s withdrawal from F1 put F1 in a “very dangerous situation.”
Auto Motor undSportReported that Red Bull threatens to withdraw two teams, Red Bull Racing and AlphaTauri, from F1 at the end of 2021 if the FIA (International Automobile Federation) does not agree to freeze F1 engine development in 2022. ..
This is because Red Bull wants to take over the intellectual property of Honda’s F1 engine and develop its own power unit. However, only if development can be frozen and operated at a feasible cost.
Helmut Marko has since promoted a new F1 engine format in 2023 featuring simpler hybrid technology.
However, Ferrari has reportedly refused to agree to the 2022 “freeze” proposal.
“Red Bull can knock on the doors of Paris and Maranello at any time,” Ferrari’s insider reportedly said.
“They can get an engine that costs even less than if they did it themselves.”
But Red Bull F1 team boss Christian Horner said, “It’s a very dangerous situation for Formula 1.” Ziggo Sport Told to.
“Currently, there are only three engine suppliers, and like Honda, you can leave at any time.”
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