McLaren F1 Denies Connection Between Red Bull’s Rob Marshall and Future Engine Deal: Exclusive Interview with Team Principal Andrea Stella

2023-06-09 02:51:14

McLaren F1 team principal Andrea Stella said there was “no connection” between Red Bull’s Rob Marshall joining the team and a possible future engine deal between Red Bull Powertrains and McLaren. Told. Red Bull’s top engineer, Marshall, was announced in May to take on a new role as McLaren’s technical director of engineering and design from January 2024.

Meanwhile, McLaren CEO Zak Brown was previously reported to have visited Red Bull Powertrains’ facility in Milton Keynes in February to hold initial discussions on the use of power units for 2026. Under the current McLaren-Mercedes engine supply contract, it is decided to use it until the end of the 2025 season, the final year before the introduction of the new generation F1 power unit regulation next season. However, when asked if there was any connection between Marshall’s move to McLaren and a future power unit deal with Red Bull, Stella denied that was the case. “I can confirm that there is no connection,” Stella told the media. “We had discussions with Red Bull a few months ago as part of our due diligence to look at power units available on the market for 2026.” There is no progress in the conversation of

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