Red Bull buyout by Porsche rumours gather pace

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Red Bull buyout by Porsche rumours gather pace

Rumours are currently stating that if the buyout does happen by 2021 (which is the only realistic time that Porsche would join the sport because of the change to the engine formula in that year) then the teams current Milton Keynes management would remain in place, with the likes of Christian Horner and Adrian Newey remaining at the team in what would doubtlessly be a big shift in the teams direction.

The current thinking is that junior team Toro Rosso could eventually be sold to Honda as part of the move to bring Honda engines to the Faenza unit in a move that would cut costs for Red Bull and try and repair Honda’s broken reputation after three woeful years with McLaren. It is understood that Dietrich Mateschitz will stand down from his team owner status but the Red Bull would remain in the team as a title sponsor.

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