Crimson Bull RB16 hits the observe at Silverstone
Crimson Bull’s 2020 System 1 automobile, the RB16, underwent Silverstone shakedown testing at Silverstone immediately, changing into the second crew to bodily launch its automobile.
Following Ferrari’s unveiling of the SF1000 on Tuesday evening, Crimson Bull ran its new automobile early on Wednesday morning on the house of the British Grand Prix. Max Verstappen was behind the wheel to place the primary miles on the automobile and examine for any points, with the crew restricted to a most of 100km on promotional tires beneath filming day rules.
The RB16 options an progressive nostril resolution that seems to narrate to an S-duct, whereas there are additionally some complicated bits of bodywork alongside the facet of the nostril and the bargeboard space. The automobile is extra neatly packaged on the rear, too, within the second 12 months of the Honda partnership, with Crimson Bull crew principal Christian Horner telling RACER that this 12 months’s energy unit is “a wonderful set up.”
In contrast to in earlier years, Crimson Bull has opted towards a camouflage livery for testing and as an alternative has launched the automobile with its deliberate race livery, which is unchanged from final season’s design.
The Crimson Bull shakedown will probably be adopted by a Renault season preview occasion in Paris later immediately, earlier than McLaren launches on Thursday and Mercedes carries out an identical shakedown at Silverstone on Friday.