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Five of the best one-off Red Bull F1 car liveries

Red Bull have revealed their special Honda tribute livery for the Turkish Grand Prix. But it's not the first time the team have run a one-off colour scheme. RacingNews365.com gathers some previous examples.

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Monaco Grand Prix, 2005: Star Wars

During their debut F1 season, Red Bull marked the premiere of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith with a special livery at the Monaco Grand Prix.

Featuring Star Wars logos and flames aplenty, the tagline 'Powered by the Dark Side' was also plastered over the car.

Chewbacca and Darth Vadar were just a couple of the names to drop in for the occasion...

			© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images
	© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images

Monaco Grand Prix, 2006: Superman

One year later, Red Bull celebrated another film premiere at the Monaco Grand Prix. This time: Superman Returns.

Drivers David Coulthard, Christian Klien and Robert Doornbos all wore special Superman outfits as part of the build-up to the event.

The cape extended to the car itself, which also sported Superman's abs at the front.

			© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images
	© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images

Brazilian Grand Prix, 2008: Wings for Life

In 2008, Red Bull ran a charity livery at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix.

The predominantly white design was a promotion for Wings for Life, the spinal cord research foundation run by Red Bull boss Dietrich Mateschitz.

F1's visit to Interlagos that season also marked the 246th and final race of Coulthard's career, with Red Bull granted an exception to the rule preventing teams from changing their liveries mid-campaign.

Red Bull ran a follow-up Wings for Life livery at the 2012 British Grand Prix, which featured thousands of photos from people who had sponsored the charity.

			© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty images
	© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty images

Jerez pre-season, 2015: Camouflage

During pre-season testing at Jerez in 2015, Red Bull used a camouflage livery reminiscent of a zebra.

"Right now, it is all about [our rivals] not getting detail shots of the car," said Red Bull team boss Christian Horner at the time. "This livery confuses your eye line."

Red Bull reverted to their traditional colours for the first race of the season.

			© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images
	© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images

Car launch, 2019: Arty graphics

When the RB15 was presented ahead of the 2019 season, it initially sported a striking blue and red livery, featuring arty graphics (including the usual bull on the engine cover).

While it was praised by fans around the world, it went no further than the launch presentation.

			© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images
	© Red Bull Content Pool / Getty Images

Also interesting:

Video: Red Bull show off Honda tribute livery for Turkish GP

Check out the special livery that Red Bull will run for the Turkish Grand Prix, as a tribute to outgoing engine partner Honda.

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