Now it could pull out of the sport altogether.
The team’s relationship with long-time engine supplier Renault has collapsed acrimoniously in what seems set to be Red Bull’s first winless season since 2008.
Without an engine confirmed for 2016, it is far from clear whether Red Bull and its Austrian drinks baron owner Dietrich Mateschitz will be back.
It’s not just fans who are confused about the rapid turnaround.
Here’s what the F1 world is saying.
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Late October is the deadline for a decision, Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz says.Source:Getty Images
THE team will decide whether or not to stay in F1 by the end of October, Mateschitz confirmed.
“We strive to get motors, but we get none — at least not the one we want,” Mateschitz told Speedweek magazine.
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