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MONZA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 03: Race winner Max Verstappen of the Netherlands and Oracle Red Bull Racing and the Red Bull Racing team celebrate after the F1 Grand Prix of Italy at Autodromo Nazionale Monza on September 03, 2023 in Monza, Italy. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Red Bull optimistic they can win every race this season

The Formula 1 team is on the brink of a historic record, but do they have what it takes?

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Red Bull has won every single Formula 1 race in 2023 – so far. How long will that streak continue?

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Max Verstappen celebrates with the Red Bull team after winning the 2023 Italian Grand Prix (Image Credit: Mark Thompson – Getty Images)

Most recently, Max Verstappen conquered the Italian Grand Prix to take Red Bull’s 15th victory of 2023 and his own tenth consecutive win.

With eight races left in the season and no sign of Red Bull slowing down (or anyone else speeding up), the team from Milton Keynes is inching ever closer to what would be a borderline miraculous achievement.

“There are so many elements,” Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner told Autosport. “Whether it’s reliability, whether it’s luck, whether it’s strategy, whether it’s a pitstop, whether it’s pace. Weather – there are so many elements.

“You’ve got to stay on top of your game, and I think that’s what, for me, that’s the most remarkable achievement this year so far is that we haven’t dropped the ball.

“We’ve managed to keep operating at an incredibly high level, and that’s something that’s not been seen before.”

Red Bull is making history race by race, something the team is well aware of.

“I think for the whole team, everything that we’re doing at the moment, we’re making history. It’s not often you get the chance to do that.”

Will they keep going?

The next challenge for Red Bull to tackle is the Singapore Grand Prix, taking place this coming weekend. For the team’s advisor, Helmut Marko, winning every race this weekend is a goal – though he predicts Singapore may prove one of their toughest battles yet.

“First of all our goal is to secure the world championships,” Marko commented.

“But let’s say if we win in Singapore, then the chance is there that we can win all the races. Of course, it is becoming a goal now.

“In the beginning of the season, it was not realistic to win all the races and it has never happened before.

“McLaren was stopped here [in 1988], so the press constructed a story that the curse would hit us as well, but we didn’t let it hit us.”

Marko knows that Red Bull will have to get past a track where Ferrari is likely to be strong this weekend, but he doesn’t believe it will be enough to stop them.

“Like every race, we have had a competitive car everywhere so why should that not be the case in Singapore?

“But I have to say Ferrari and especially Leclerc is a specialist around there. If they are faster in qualifying, then it could become a problem for us because overtaking in Singapore is very difficult.

“But I’m still optimistic that the package we are bringing to Singapore is good enough to win.”

Feature Image Credit: Ryan Pierse – Getty Images

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