Red Bull, Interlagos, 2011

Red Bull hit record revenue level in 2011

F1 Fanatic round-upPosted on Author Keith Collantine

Red Bull, Interlagos, 2011In the round-up: Red Bull hit a revenue record in 2011 as they won the constructors’ championship for the second time.

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Revenue record for Formula 1 championship-winning team Red Bull Racing (This Is Money)

“Energy drinks manufacturer Red Bull gave its championship-winning Formula 1 team a ??3.5m marketing boost last year, driving its revenue to a record ??108.5m, according to Christian Horner, the boss of the racing outfit.”

Rosberg: Mercedes progress ‘massive’ (Autosport)

“If you would walk through the factory today, you would see a massive improvement compared to three years ago.”

Austin?s F1 race also financial boon for San Antonio (Austin-American Statesman)

[Local limousine and charter service George] Mery said that, because race traffic was handled so smoothly this year, there?s no reason why Circuit of the Americas couldn?t accommodate more fans next year.”

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Mantresx picked up on an interesting claim form Ferrari yesterday’s round-up:

From the Ferrari article:

“By the time he had signed for McLaren, Mexico?s Sergio Perez had already left the Academy.”

I don?t believe that, at the time it was never mentioned he had “left” the Academy before signing and actually I remember Baldisserri saying that he was too aggressive, blah blah blah, so he must’ve been involved one way or another at the time.
Mantresx

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