Crimson Bull’s launch date is the most recent of the dates groups have introduced to this point, happening simply six days earlier than winter testing will get underway in Bahrain.
It’s not but identified whether or not Crimson Bull will reveal its precise RB20 automobile for the 2024 season or whether or not it’s going to persist with displaying its up to date color scheme on a present automobile, as has been the case the earlier two seasons.
However both means, the RB20 may have lots to dwell as much as after the unprecedented success of its predecessor, the RB19 which gained all however certainly one of 2023’s 22 grands prix and propelled Max Verstappen to a cushty third world championship.
When requested by Autosport why he thinks anybody can catch Crimson Bull this 12 months after its record-breaking marketing campaign, crew boss Christian Horner mentioned: “We noticed that in 2020 with Mercedes. When you bear in mind, that was their most dominant 12 months ever and but, we have been capable of beat them in ’21.
“There’s a delicate rule change however I feel that nothing stands nonetheless. We have seen rivals coming nearer at completely different venues and I am certain ideas will converge.
“Secure rules at all times concertina. I do not assume we’ll ever have the ability to repeat the season that we have had, however hopefully, we are able to take the teachings from RB19 and apply them to [RB]20 and provide you with a automobile that we are able to defend these titles with.”
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Sergio Pérez, Christian Horner, Max Verstappen on the Crimson Bull manufacturing unit in Milton Keynes
Sergio Perez will stay on board in 2024 alongside Verstappen, with the Mexican going through a giant 12 months to attempt to safe a contract extension on the Milton Keynes squad.
Earlier on Monday, Mercedes and Alpine also announced their F1 2024 launch dates.
Mercedes is pulling again the curtains on its new W15 at some point earlier than Crimson Bull, on 14 February.
In the meantime, Renault’s Alpine model is holding its 2024 motorsport season launch, which can contain each its F1 and World Endurance Championship groups, on 7 February.