Pirelli boss confirms Red Bull will test tyres with 2011 car 8 September, 2013 Paul Hembery World champions and championship leaders Red Bull are set to conduct a two-day, 1000 kilometre tyre test with Pirelli mid next week in Barcelona.
The news revives memories of this year's Mercedes ‘test-gate' scandal, but Auto Motor und Sport reports that the world champion team will be using a 2011 car, not the title-leading RB9.
And the race drivers will not be in action. Instead, it will be test driver Sebastien Buemi alongside 2014 race driver Daniel Ricciardo.
Their task, confirmed by Pirelli motor sport boss Paul Hembery, will be to test 2014-specification tyres. But not everyone is...
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