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The best Red Bull F1 liveries from their history

Red Bull joined Formula 1 with the intention of becoming one of the sport's most dynamic teams. Success on the track has often been met with several victories for the livery department.

Since their first Formula 1 season in 2005, Red Bull have fixed their reputation for being one of the edgier teams on the grid. Their attempts at pushing the boundaries of success has also been reflected in their stunning array of liveries down the years. With the Milton Keynes team also posting 'blank canvas' teasers on social media ahead of their 2023 launch, fans are curious to find out if the team will produce another memorable design. RacingNews365 takes a look at some of the best Red Bull liveries from their history...

The 2005 Red Bull RB1

When Red Bull embarked on their first season back in 2005, there were no prizes for guessing that their first F1 car would partly resemble a can of their fizzy drink. Still, it was a standout livery that signified the emergence of bold, new team.

Monaco Grand Prix 2005: Star Wars

In the same first season Red Bull ran a promotional livery for Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, with drivers also equipped with one-off suits. After all the press shots with Darth Vader, Chewbacca and R2-D2, unfortunately both cars ended up retiring with collision damage. The team from Milton Keynes were starting to make a habit of promoting films at Monaco. In the previous season - under their guise of Jaguar - they ran a promotional livery for Ocean's 12.

Monaco Grand Prix 2006: Superman

Red Bull once again took inspiration from the film industry to modify their livery for the Monaco GP, this time for the Superman Returns, with the drivers adorning the famous red cape. Fortunately for the film promoters, this coincided nicely with Red Bull's first F1 podium. David Coulthard wore Superman's cape to the podium ceremony, and Team Principal Christian Horner famously jumped into the Red Bull hospitality pool with the cape wrapped around him.

Brazilian Grand Prix 2008: Wings for Life

In the final race of David Coulthard's career, Red Bull ran a white livery on the RB4 as a promotion for Red Bull's charity Wings for Life. The team were granted permission to run this alternate scheme on Coulthard's car, with teammate Webber running in the usual Red Bull livery. The minimalist design stood out on the grid, however Coulthard race ended in a collision at turn one.

British Grand Prix 2012: Wings for Life 2

From a distance, the livery appeared no different from any other race from that season. However, Red Bull had cleverly designed the livery from thousands of photos from the people who had donated to the charity.

Jerez 2015: Camouflage test livery

Back in 2015, Red Bull turned heads before the season had even begun with a one-off camouflage livery. Adorned with the striking design in preseason testing in Jerez, the livery apparently didn't do much to hide the finer details of their car design, but it will go down as one of their boldest colour schemes to date.

Silverstone Shakedown 2018

A sleek, dark blue livery appeared in time for their shakedown session ahead of the 2018 season. With Red Bull starting to make a habit of testing liveries which didn't quite make it to the grid, fans were left clamouring for more.

Car Launch 2019

The early iteration of the RB15 featured a distinctive midnight blue with dominant red overlay design, another which would win plaudits but never make it further than testing.

Turkish Grand Prix 2021

With the news that Honda were set to leave the sport, Red Bull used the Turkish GP as an opportunity to pay tribute to the power unit supplier that would eventually drive them to championship successes across 2021 and 2022.

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