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Red Bull Racing launched the RB20 challenger

RB20 launch

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 14: The RB20 is pictured ahead of the Oracle Red Bull Racing RB20 car launch at Red Bull Racing Factory on February 14, 2024 in Milton Keynes, England. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images for Red Bull Racing) // Getty Images / Red Bull Content Pool // SI202402150711 // Usage for editorial use only //

Red Bull Racing embarked yesterday on its 20th Season in Formula One with a globally live-streamed show to launch the start of the Team’s new RB20 challenger and a “Forever Rebl” campaign, which will celebrate two decades of Red Bull culture in the sport.

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To fire up the festivities, today’s 2024 Season Launch kicked off a year of celebrations that will explore the Team’s impact on F1 on and off the track and how it grew from paddock upstarts to multiple championship winners.

Forever Rebl was created to highlight the role of Red Bull culture in developing a team that has continued to push the boundaries of the sport since its F1 debut at the 2005 Australian Grand Prix. Forever Rebl will see the Team develop a series of special events and activations throughout the year, each designed to get fans closer to the Team and its 20-year history.

From building on last year’s Make Your Mark livery competition with new and even more exciting opportunities for fans to add their creative touch to this year’s car to stunning collaborations in art and fashion that will also result in exclusive merchandise, from multiple in-person events around the globe to giving fans the chance to get their hands on unique pieces of memorabilia that span the Team’s two decades in F1. Forever Rebl will put the Team’s faithful at the heart of the celebrations.

And with that spirit in mind, fans were firmly focused on today’s 2024 Season Launch. Last year, via The Paddock, the team’s fans were offered the chance to present the launch virtually on their social channels. Still, this year, for the launch of the landmark RB20, a select group of lucky fans were allowed to attend the launch in person at the Red Bull Technology Campus.

Over 350 fans, Team partners and media members packed out a state-of-the-art, bespoke built set to welcome the RB20 to the racing world. 13-time Grand Prix winner and former Red Bull Racing star David Coulthard hosted the ceremony with presenter Derin Adetosye, Team Principal and CEO Christian Horner, three-time World Champion Max Verstappen, six-time race winner and 2023 runner-up Sergio ‘Checo’ Perez and Red Bull Academy Programme drivers Emely de Heus and Hamda Al Qubaisi. The group came together to deliver a show that channelled the team’s glorious history and set up a thrilling charge into the future for the double title-defending squad.

Unveiling the RB20, Team Principal and CEO Christian Horner said:

This is a momentous year in the Team’s history. Over the past 20 years, Red Bull has succeeded in changing the landscape of Formula One, and it has done it by being determined to do things differently, by being committed to playing hard and racing even more complex and by being utterly focused on competing for the biggest prizes in the sport. We’ve been lucky enough to do that on multiple occasions, and seven Drivers’ titles, six Constructors’ Championship wins, and 113 race victories to date demonstrate the success of Red Bull’s vision for the Team.

The latest chapter of that story starts today with the RB20. It will be a thrilling and hugely competitive season, but as we saw last year, this team is operating at the peak of its powers. In Max and Checo, we have two drivers who can deliver at every circuit in any conditions, so I’m confident that, just as we have done for the past 20 years, we can compete for podiums, wins and hopefully more championships.

RB20 Technical Specification

Model name: Oracle Red Bull Racing – RB20
Power Unit: Honda RBPTH002
Gearbox: Eight-speed gearbox, longitudinally mounted with hydraulic power shift and clutch operation
Fuel: Esso Synergy
Oil Mobil 1
ERS: Red Bull Powertrains
Brakes: Carbon-carbon composite discs and pads
Callipers: Brembo
Rims, wheel diameter: 18in, front and rear, BBS standard supply
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