Following the decision of the F1, the teams and the International Automobile Federation to keep the evolution of the power units frozen between 2022 y 2025, Red Bull Racing confirmed that it will develop its own drivers using the foundation of the Honda you currently use. This is how the project that the Austrian team had after the Japanese brand chose to abandon the specialty at the end of the 2021 tournament is finalized.
The engines will be in charge of a new company baptized as Red Bull Powertrains Limited, which will also be based in Milton Keynes. This new company will also attend AlphaTauri, the team B of the firm of energy drinks.
"This agreement represents an important step for Red Bull in its Formula 1 career", he claimed Christian horner, team manager. “We were disappointed when Honda made the decision to leave the sport as an engine manufacturer, as our relationship thus far has been successful, but we are grateful for your support in facilitating this new agreement. Honda has invested heavily in hybrid technology to ensure the supply of competitive power units to both teams. ", Anadio.
“Now we begin the work of incorporating the division of power units into the company and integrating the new facilities and personnel in our Technological Campus. In the meantime, we are fully focused on achieving the best possible results in what will be Honda's final season as an official supplier of power units ”, the team-manager finished.