Red Bull boss Christian Horner sees no problem with teams collaborating with each other, as he believes it provides a more competitive Formula 1 grid.
Currently in F1, Red Bull have a sister team in AlphaTauri, Ferrari have a relationship with Alfa Romeo, while Racing Point recently revealed their 2020 car which drew criticism for copying elements from Mercedes’ 2019 challenger.
Even though there is an element of conflict of interest with this particular practice, Horner says it is good for the sport.
“I think collaborations do make sense because otherwise teams like AlphaTauri and Racing Point, Haas and even Sauber [Alfa Romeo], if they couldn’t buy suspension and gearboxes, that’s all R&D that they’re going to have to conduct themselves with big amounts of resource,” he said.
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