The Infiniti Red Bull Racing team has unveiled the racing car it would use to defend its Formula One Drivers’ and Constructors’ titles for 2013 – the RB9. The launch of the new RB9 racing car marks a new era for the Infiniti Red Bull Racing team – as it confirmed the announcement made by Infiniti in November 2012 that it will become the Red Bull Racing’s title partner for four years.
At the unveiling, Infiniti also disclosed that it will become the team’s exclusive Vehicle Performance Partner. Infiniti has already deployed engineering personnel to the Red Bull Racing’s headquarters in Milton Keynes, underscoring the intensifying technical synergy between the team and the premium carmaker. Infiniti plans to integrate more team members into the Vehicle Performance department in Milton Keynes.
As for the RB9, the racing car boasts of a new livery that indicates the deepening relationship between Red Bull Racing and Infiniti – it integrates the carmaker’s purple-hued branding with the team’s existing racing colors. Gracing the media launch of the RB9 were triple World Formula One Champion Sebastian Vettel and nine-time grand prix-winner Mark Webber.