Red Bull CEO Dietrich Mateschitz will make the final call on which power unit the team will use next season by the Austrian Grand Prix in July, according to team principal Christian Horner.2019 F1 season. Both manufacturers introduced performance upgrades at the Canadian Grand Prix last weekend.
Horner said Red Bull “got a lot of information to go away and analyse from this weekend” about the upgrades but he wants to see how they perform at next week’s French Grand Prix before committing to either.
“It’ll probably take another weekend just to view it over a couple of circuits. Then I’m sure around the Austrian Grand Prix we’ll be coming to a conclusion.”
“From what I hear they made a good step this weekend,” said Horner. “Renault have brought what they advertised as well. Now we have a bunch of GPS data to go away and analyse and look at the relative performance.”
“Obviously there’s an engineering decision and effectively it’ll go to Mr Mateschitz for his approval,” Horner added.
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