Vettel expects RB7 to be ready for first test

Adrian Newey (GBR) Red Bull Racing Chief Technical Officer with with Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB6. Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Australian Grand Prix, Preparations, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Thursday 25 March 2010.

Adrian Newey with Sebastian Vettel

Dec.6 (GMM) The design of Red Bull‘s title-defending 2011 car is not lagging behind, according to Sebastian Vettel.

It had been reported that, due to the team fighting to the death for this year’s championship and also designer Adrian Newey’s renowned belatedness, the RB7 might not be ready for the first group test in February.

Sauber and Toro Rosso are the first teams to confirm they will be present with their new cars at Valencia at the beginning of the second month of 2011.

And now new world champion Vettel tells the German daily Hamburger Abendblatt: “Right now it looks like our car will be ready on time. The first test is planned for early February in Valencia.”

  • Arthur

    Adrian Newey should be hired by road car manufacturers. His design concepts on F1 cars are so ahead against the others. Efficiency is the future of road car designs and that is where his field of expertise can be found…