Why Red Bull's tactics have failed

Why Red Bull's tactics have failed

With no engine supplier in place for next season, Red Bull's F1 future remains in doubt. LAWRENCE BARETTO thinks it only has itself to blame for the current situation

Part of me feels sorry for Red Bull. After dominating Formula 1 for four years, it put its faith in Renault to deliver an engine that would enable it to continue fighting for wins and championships in the new 1.6-litre V6 turbocharged era. Unfortunately, the French manufacturer has failed.

The other part of me has little sympathy. It is insane that a company as successful as Red Bull has allowed a chain of events to unfold whereby less than six months before the start of next season it does not have an engine supplier and is facing the threat of extinction.

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