Acura-badged RBR and AlphaTauri cars for the US GP

Acura-badged RBR and AlphaTauri cars for the US GP


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THE Red bull and AlphaTauri will be run under the guaranty of Cure at this weekend’s US GP, marking the brand’s first appearance formula 1 in more than a decade. The automaker had a regular presence in the community at North American races in the 1980s and 1990s and for the last time in Canada in 2007, in the driver’s side mirrors. Honda.

The Japanese manufacturer’s North American high-performance unit will return to the grid in Austin after the Austrian and Italian teams revealed details of the transmission that will be used at the Circuit of the Americas.

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Both teams will feature Acura on the rear wings of their cars, replacing the usual Honda logos, while they are represented on the visors and racing suits. Max verstappen, Sergio Perez, Pierre for gas and Yuki Tsunoda.

“As Honda’s top performance brand in North America, it feels right and fitting for Acura to be at the pinnacle of motorsport: Formula 1,” the Red Bull boss said. Christian Horner. “We are delighted to welcome you back to this year’s American Doctor.”

“I remember Alain prost won the race in the United States in 1989 with Acura on his visor, so we hope that having our brand this weekend at the Circuit of the Americas will bring us similar results.”

Red Bull RB16B Racing with sponsor Acura

Photo by: Red Bull Content Pool

This weekend will mark the final US GP for Red Bull and Honda-powered AlphaTauri, before the Japanese manufacturer exits F1 at the end of the year. Verstappen leads the drivers’ championship by six points and is looking for his first victory in Austin.

“It is very special to have Acura be part of our partnership with Red Bull Racing Honda and Scuderia AlphaTauri Honda for the 2021 American race,” said Masashi Yamamoto, CEO of the Japanese brand. “This has been a great season so far and we are proud to add the Acura brand to our history.”

“I’ve been a huge Formula 1 fan all my life, and as a kid growing up in Canada I remember when Acura appeared on racing helmets. [Ayrton] Senna and Prost at the Canadian GP,” added Emile Korkor, assistant vice president, Acura National Sales. “Motorsports competition is very important to a performance brand like Acura.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Red Bull and AlphaTauri for this race,” he added.

Acura’s largest racing presence in the United States comes from IMSAwhere there are two ARX-05 cars in the DPi class run by the team Wayne Taylor race and Meyer Shank race.

Check out pictures of the Red Bull and AlphaTauri cars with the Acura logo

AlphaTauri AT02 by Acura sponsor

AlphaTauri AT02 by Acura sponsor

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Photo by: Red Bull Content Pool

Red Bull RB16B Racing with sponsor Acura

Red Bull RB16B Racing with sponsor Acura

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Photo by: Red Bull Content Pool

AlphaTauri AT02 by Acura sponsor

AlphaTauri AT02 by Acura sponsor

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Max Verstappen’s helmet, Red Bull Racing

Max Verstappen's helmet, Red Bull Racing

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Sergio Perez’s helmet, Red Bull Racing

Sergio Perez's helmet, Red Bull Racing

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Yuki Tsunoda’s helmet, AlphaTauri

Yuki Tsunoda's helmet, AlphaTauri

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Pierre Gasly helmet, AlphaTauri

Pierre Gasly helmet, AlphaTauri

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Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB16B with sponsor Acura

Max Verstappen, Red Bull Racing RB16B with sponsor Acura

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Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing and Acura sponsor

Sergio Perez, Red Bull Racing and Acura sponsor

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Photo by: Red Bull Content Pool

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