• Jan 16, 2008


Click on the image above to view in high resolution

The latest in the string of car launches ahead of the 2008 Formula One World Championship is the Red Bull-Renault RB4, which was quietly unveiled – rather contrary to typical Red Bull glitz – while undergoing testing at the Jerez track in Spain.

Stability is what Red Bull Racing is banking on this year. An evolution of last year's RB3, the new RB4 is the second Red Bull car designed by celebrated technical director Adrian Newey, powered by the same Renault engine and driven by the same experienced drivers (David Coulthard and Mark Webber) from last season, when reliability issues cost the team 24 points in the constructors' championship.

Red Bull Racing also took the opportunity to announce another Sebastien as their third driver. Sebastien Buemi – not to be confused with the Sebastien Bourdais or Sebastian Vettel, who will be driving for RBR's Ferrari-powered B-squad Scuderia Toro Rosso – comes on as a test driver and stays on reserve in case Coulthard or Webber can't race, while simultaneously driving for Arden Racing in the GP2 feeder series.

The RB4 unveiling is the fifth this season, following the launches of the Ferrari F2008, McLaren-Mercedes MP4/23, Toyota TF108 and BMW Sauber F1.08. Check the gallery below for more images.

[Source: Red Bull Racing]



I'm reporting this comment as:

Reported comments and users are reviewed by Autoblog staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week to determine whether they violate Community Guideline. Accounts are penalized for Community Guidelines violations and serious or repeated violations can lead to account termination.


    • 1 Second Ago
  • 3 Comments
      • 7 Years Ago
      ^^ Add up RedBull F1's points & see how many of them come from DC... Opinions are like A-holes... everyone has one !! :( :(

      Best F1 livery by far... WHY? Its not "Appliance White" plus they don't have a million associate sponsors watering down the message. They can create a theme for Red Bull
      • 7 Years Ago
      David Coulthard is freakin dinosaur. When is he going to learn that he can't cut it anymore in F1.

      sheesh
      • 7 Years Ago
      POWER!!!