Red Bull RB9

Sebastian Vettel leads the Grand Prix of Belgium 2013.

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The Red Bull RB9 is the Formula 1 racecar of Infiniti Red Bull Racing for the 2013 Formula 1 season. He is the ninth Formula 1 cars of the team. The car was unveiled on February 3, 2013 in Milton Keynes. The presentation was broadcast live on the Internet platform YouTube.

Technology and Development

The RB9 is the successor and an evolution of the RB8. Externally, the vehicle differs only in a few details from its predecessor. However, many parts have been revised, increases the rigidity of the front wing, among others. The " nasal hump " is only minimally hidden by the newly introduced Eitelkeitsblende. Is powered developed by Adrian Newey car from a " Renault RS27 - 2013", said V8 engine with 2.4 liter displacement, which develops an output of 550 kW ( ≈ 750 bhp). The braking system comes from Brembo, the wheels OZ Racing is ready and the tires come from Pirelli unit supplier.

Like all Formula 1 cars of the Season 2013 is equipped with the RB9 KERS and the Drag Reduction System ( DRS).

Paint and sponsorship

The basic colors of Red Bull RB9 are dark blue and purple. The vehicle is large sticker of Red Bull in addition sponsors stickers from Infiniti on the side boxes placed on the hood and on the nose the Red Bull logo on front and rear wings of Red Bull logo. Other sponsors on the car are smoke, Renault and Total.


Red Bull also occurs with the 2013 driver duo Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. Vettel sets this year continues the tradition of providing the chassis it uses maiden name. The RB9 received as reminiscent of Heidi Klum, the term " Hungry Heidi ".