Laurent Mekies: Ricciardo, Tsunoda + RB’s mission

Mar 06, 12:01 AM

Brand new name. Brand new leader. Brand new ambition?

As RB enter the next era of their Formula 1 venture, is their purpose still to develop young drivers for Red Bull Racing?

Outlining his vision to Tom Clarkson, new Team Principal Laurent Mekies talks about making RB more competitive in all areas, transforming the team’s culture and mentality, and how the combination of Daniel Ricciardo and Yuki Tsunoda will drive them further up the grid.

Mekies also discusses how much the team has changed since he was an engineer in the Toro Rosso days, how he helped persuade drivers to introduce the life-saving halo during his time with the FIA, and what working for Ferrari meant to him.

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