Coulthard Targets Red Bull Reserve Seat, Says No More Playing Nice

Former F1 driver David Coulthard has been given the opportunity to drive the RB19 and RB1 cars by Red Bull Racing at the Silverstone circuit, a first-time experience for him driving a V6 hybrid F1 car.


‣ David Coulthard, the former F1 driver, has been given the opportunity to drive the RB19 by Red Bull Racing at the Silverstone circuit.
‣ This is Coulthard’s first time driving a V6 hybrid F1 car.
‣ In the garage, Coulthard interacts with Liam Lawson, a New Zealander who provides some information about the car.
‣ Christian Horner, the team principal of Red Bull Racing, advises Coulthard not to mess up, quoting Bernie Ecclestone.

David Coulthard’s got a pretty sweet deal. Red Bull Racing’s given him the opportunity to take the RB19 for a spin. A few laps around the track, nothing too crazy. This isn’t his first rodeo though. He’s also had a go with the RB1, the first of the RB series.

Silverstone circuit’s where it’s all happening. It’s a big deal for the Scot, especially since he’s never driven a V6 hybrid F1 car before. Talk about a learning curve, right?

Now, here’s where things get interesting. In the garage, he bumps into Liam Lawson. The New Zealander’s got a few things to say about the car. Coulthard, being the joker he is, retorts, “You know we are in competition for the drive in this car next year. So, once I get my suit on, I can’t be friendly.”

Christian Horner’s there too. He’s got some advice for Coulthard. In the immortal words of Bernie Ecclestone, he tells him, “Don’t f**k it up.” No pressure, right?

Albert Ramirez
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