How Red Bull can be even better in F1 2022
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How Red Bull can be even better in F1 2022

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OPINION: Red Bull succeeded in its quest to topple Mercedes in one of Formula 1’s two championships this year, with Max Verstappen’s first crown. It is one of motorsport’s modern super teams, but there are still areas where it can improve

So far this millennium, there have been three truly great Formula 1 team dynasties. Respected apologies must go to Renault (now Alpine) and McLaren, but in terms of sheer title numbers, they don’t get anywhere near Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull.

As 2021 concludes, the Black Arrows team, which may well be back to its traditional silver livery for next year, has seven world title doubles (plus one more drivers’ and constructors’ crowns each as Brawn GP, and this years’ constructors’). Ferrari has the six drivers’ and six constructors’ it took in nine seasons up to 2008, five as doubles, after which the lasting impact of the Michael Schumacher/Jean Todt/Ross Brawn super squad began to wane.

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