Red Bull won’t block Vettel’s title path

Wed, 18 February 2009, 07:59

Feb.18 (GMM) Red Bull will not become a roadblock to Sebastian Vettel’s F1 title aspirations, team owner Dietrich Mateschitz has promised

The 21-year-old German has inked a two year contract to race with the energy drink company’s senior team in 2009 and 2010, but F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone has been vocal about his desire to see the highly rated driver in a truly competitive car

Red Bull has high hopes for the promising new Adrian Newey-penned RB5, but Mateschitz is realistic about wanting the most promising product of his young driver programme to succeed

“We have a two-year contract with Sebastian,” the Austrian billionaire told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport

“Should we be unable to give him a top car, we will certainly not want to stand in his way to the world title,” added Mateschitz

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