As perez axe rumors swirl, horner admits to tsunoda’s guilt.

Horner makes Tsunoda admission as Perez axe rumours swirl

Christian Horner is not ruling out Yuki Tsunoda moving up to the main Red Bull team in the future, as speculation surrounding the Red Bull and RB driver line-ups ramps up.


Christian Horner is not ruling out Yuki Tsunoda being promoted to the main Red Bull team in the future.
The Japanese driver is having a strong season for RB, where he has out-shined experienced team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.

However, whilst the Australian’s name has consistently been linked to re-joining Red Bull – potentially in place of under-performing Sergio Perez – Tsunoda has not, despite his better performances.

As pressure mounts on the Mexican driver, RB reserve Liam Lawson has also been touted as an option. The New Zealander acquitted himself well during a five-race stint last season when he deputised for the injured Ricciardo.

However, unlike his colleagues, Tsunoda has seldom been linked to graduating to Max Verstappen’s team-mate.

“You can never rule anything out,” Horner replied when asked by RacingNews365 if the 24-year-old could step up to the main team in the future.

“We have options for multiple years on him because we believe he’s a talent.”
Despite this, Tsunoda has never been afforded the opportunity of a test in a Red Bull, something that has been extended to Lawson, who will test for the team at Silverstone on Thursday.

“He’s a Red Bull Racing driver. He’s on a Red Bull Racing contract,” Horner said after being questioned as to why the Japanese driver had not been given a similar chance in the past, before adding: “You never know.

Maybe he’ll get a test one day. You can’t know it. “The situation has similar circumstances to the ordeal Ricciardo endured at Silverstone after last year’s British Grand Prix,

which led to the dismissal of Nick de Vries from the AlphaTauri team, although Pirelli While Tsunoda is not in danger After losing his RB Seat, there appears to be no path forward currently for his Australian team or Lawson However,

Horner is keen to highlight the Japanese driver’s play this season, which Ricciardo did Tsunoda won 13th and finished 10th from -RB, for his part, he started from 15th.

“I think Yuki has done a great job”, he is 50 years old for Daniel, he likes having an experienced driver and how they interact with the team and engineers ” Not Yuki. I’m not a rookie anymore.

He has gained significant experience now, and it is evident that he is utilizing it effectively. Despite the challenging conditions, I believe he performed very well in today’s race.

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