infiniti red bull launches 2013 RB9 formula 1 racecar infiniti red bull launches 2013 RB9 formula 1 racecar
feb 05, 2013

infiniti red bull launches 2013 RB9 formula 1 racecar

red bull launches 2013 RB9 formula 1 race carimage © redbull

 

 

months after sebastian vettel claimed his third consecutive world championship with the 2012 RB8,infiniti red bull has introduced their latest race car, with which they hope to win their fourth successive championship this upcoming 2013 season. developed with a naturally aspirated V8 – the last of the engine configuration before switching to turbocharged V6’s in 2014, the new renault-powered RB9 will produce 830 horsepower from its 2.4 liter hybrid KERS engine. the RB9 is to be piloted by german triple world champion sebastian vettel and australian teammate mark webber.

 

 

2013 RB9 F1 image © redbull

2013 RB9 F1 image © redbull

 

 

2013 RB9 rhythm of the factoryvideo courtesy redbullracing

 

 

other launches include ferrari‘s F138 – which will be driven by fernando alonso and felipe massa, mclaren‘s MP4-28 – with jensen button and sergio perez, lotus‘ W04 with by kimi raikkonen and romain grosjean, sauber‘s C32 –  with nico hulkenberg and esteban gutierrez and force india‘s VJM06 – with paul di resta, all of which will participate in todays’ pre-season test at jerez.

 

 

2013 ferrari F138image ©  ferrari

 

 

2013 mclaren mp4-28image courtesy mclaren

 

 

2013 lotus E21image courtesy lotus/LAT

 

 

2013 mercedes W04image © sutton

 

 

2013 sauber C32

 

 

2013 force india VJM06image © sutton

  • Another Adrian Newey masterpiece. (See The New Yorker, 4 Feb 13, The Art of Speed by Ben McGrath.)

    Mort D'Urban says:

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