Red Bull cautious on Britain prospects

Red Bull Racing has admitted it is approaching the British Grand Prix cautious about its chances of success, despite a dominant 1-2 finish last year

Red Bull cautious on Britain prospects

Although the team's RB6 is expected to excel on the high-speed swoops of the Silverstone circuit, major upgrades from a host of its rivals have made it harder to predict what will happen.

And with chief title opposition McLaren adamant that the event is a 'big' race for both teams in setting the competitive picture for the remainder of the season, Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner is taking nothing for granted.

"We don't underestimate Ferrari and McLaren, and even Mercedes I am sure will fight back," said Horner. "I am sure there is a long way to go in this championship. We are not even halfway yet."

Horner reckons the fact that Red Bull Racing triumphed on the streets of Valencia, on a weekend when McLaren was expected to dominate, means that previous form appears to mean little.

"Let's wait and see how we go," he said. "Theoretically Valencia was McLaren territory and we performed very well. Silverstone is a track that both drivers enjoy and hopefully the next couple of events should come back a bit more our way.

"But we are looking forward to it. It is a track that should hopefully suit our car. We had a great race there last year, it will be difficult to top that but we take a lot of satisfaction out of this race win, at a track that arguably we should not be strong at."

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