Red Bull F1 dominance set to continue as Christian Horner hails best-ever technical lineup

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes the current technical team at Milton Keynes is the strongest they have had since entering Formula 1.

It's a hard point to argue after Max Verstappen won his maiden World Championship last season and Red Bull have followed that up by absolutely dominating this year.

Some potential issues with breaching the cost cap in 2021 aside, it is almost impossible to refute the team has a world class team behind the scenes.

It looks increasingly likely that Red Bull will win its first constructors title since 2013 this year, after Verstappen was crowned drivers' champion for the second season in a row at the Japanese Grand Prix.

And, according to Horner, this dominance is not likely to end any time soon.

"Pierre Wache, our technical director, Enrico Balbo, Craig Skinner, Ben Waterhouse," he continued, referring to their head of aerodynamics, chief designer and head of performance engineering respectively.

"I think this is the strongest technical team we've ever had," he added. "And I think that's testimony to the hard work that goes in behind the scenes that has delivered this kind of performance.

"Everybody within the factory, within Red Bull, all of our partners, all of our technical partners have just stepped it up another gear this year. It's been phenomenal.

"It needs everything to come together to achieve the kind of results that we have. And we've done that, we've achieved it.

"For the team to do what we did last year and to turn up with a car as competitive as we have, being the last team to transition onto it, under massive pressure this year with the cost cap and everything else, it's been a lot of blood, sweat, and tears.

"The way we adapted to the new regulations, the engineering team, it's been a phenomenal performance by everybody involved," he said. "And Max has I think grown from that first world championship.

"The way he's driven, the way he's operated this year, has just been at another level. All respect to him, because he truly deserves this championship."

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