Red Bull Aim to Capitalise on BAR Ban

Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner is reluctantly hoping to see David Coulthard bare his behind on Sunday after the Scot promised to moon if he makes it to the podium in the Monaco Grand Prix

Red Bull Aim to Capitalise on BAR Ban

Horner believes the unpredictable harbourside circuit could throw up the opportunity for Red Bull to snatch a surprise podium and he has called for his drivers to capitalise on the ban of rivals BAR-Honda.

"Much as I would not like to see DC's arse, a podium, if has threatened to do that, would be the best place to see it," said Horner. "As long as it has Red Bull on it, tattooed on his buttocks.

"The weekend has gone well so far and this is a place that can throw up the odd anomaly. We don't have high expectations but we think we can take an opportunity if one presents itself."

The team, who are promoting the new Star Wars movie this weekend, played host to some of the stars of the film on their floating motorhome on Friday as all the teams enjoyed a rest day in the sunshine.

But it is back to work on Saturday and both Coulthard, who won Monaco in 2000 and 2002, and teammate Vitantonio Liuzzi, who won the Monaco F3000 race last year, are under pressure to perform.

Red Bull's main rivals BAR-Honda are missing from the grid this weekend as they serve the final weekend of their two-race ban for running illegally in the San Marino Grand Prix.

And Horner added: "We need to capitalise on BAR not being here and we have got two drivers who are confident in the circuit, they have both been successful here previously.

"I think this is an opportunity for Red Bull Racing that we need to maximise. I always think at Monaco, though, if you go away with something it is a bonus, because it is such a lottery."

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