Red Bull became the only second team which unveiled their F1 2022 challenger. The side which finished second in the constructors championship last season has finally revealed the Red Bull R18 on Wednesday evening.
There was a lot of anticipation from fans, as the reveal date came closer. In a huge turn of events, Red Bull have joined hands with title sponsor, Oracle. Hence, they will operate under the new team name of Oracle Red Bull racing.
Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez were in attendance at the launch event, as Red Bull revealed their challenger. Even Christian Horner had to say a few words on the same, as he explained the significance of joining hands with Oracle. It will be interesting to see how the new Red Bull machinery pans out. Many fear the team has used many of its development tokens last year, which could hamper their progress in 2022.
F1 Twitter reacts to Red Bull’s new challenger
The new concept if the Red Bull car is ‘lean and mean’ RB18. F1 Twitter is generally known to be a very active community, as reactions started pouring in. Mercedes, stern rivals of Red Bull led the way with a hilarious tweet.
Red Bull have maintained almost their same livery as 2021. This is because the F1 outfit does not like to tinker much with its iconic livery. However, the response from fans was rather a dull one. What do you make of the new livery?