Red Bull's bid for a Formula 1 hat-trick

Red Bull's bid for a Formula 1 hat-trick

Tony Dodgins looks into the demands and circumstances of sustained success in F1 and analyses whether Christian Horner's squad can join the short list of those who have achieved championship hat-tricks.

The chequered flag has come down on the last lap of pre-season testing, the freight boys are busy and attention now switches to Melbourne. The question on everyone's mind is whether Red Bull has maintained its superiority and is on course for a hat-trick of drivers' and constructors' titles.

The feat is not unprecedented, although its incidence does tend to reflect increasing complexity in the sport.

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