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'Problems' for Red Bull: 'We're filling them quicker than we can build them

'Problems' for Red Bull: 'We're filling them quicker than we can build them

5 June - 18:53 Last update: 19:33

Red Bull Racing is currently unbeatable in Formula 1. Of the last 17 Grands Prix, Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez's team have won no fewer than 16, a period of dominance reminiscent to that of the McLaren era with Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost. So many victories are nice, but this creates a small problem; where do you put all those trophies?

It is common for a won trophy not to end up at the driver's home but at the team's factory instead. At Milton Keynes, Red Bull Racing's home base, dozens, if not hundreds, of trophies collected by their drivers over the years are to be shown at the entrance. But lately, the trophy cabinets are rapidly starting to overflow.

Horner is superstitious

Christian Horner confessed in a press interview, where GPblog also joined in, that currently, the available space is rapidly dwindling. "I'm a great believer in never having empty cabinets. So we're filling them quicker than we can build them at the moment. But I think it's always been a superstition that I've had, is win the trophies first and then get a cabinet."

The trophies symbolise the great achievements of the team, drivers and staff at the factory. "We're hugely proud of it. As I say, it just means that much more when we were there, then we were down, and then we fought back to being there again. Every member of the team has played such a crucial role in this performance."

"Formula 1 is one of the most competitive sports in the world, and to be operating at the level that we are is something that you have to celebrate. So we'll celebrate this victory tomorrow, almost like it's a first. You've got to celebrate every moment in this sport because you never know how long it's going to last."