Red Bull to Update RB5 by Melbourne

Red Bull Racing will make some further changes on their aerodynamic package for the RB5 ahead of the season opener in Australia. Race driver Mark Webber revealed that his car will look a bit different at Melbourne, following the development work conducted by RBR during the upcoming tests.

However, Webber insisted the RB5 will not feature a great deal of changes in the next few weeks, at least no more than all the other 2009 challengers. Some teams have already announced the introduction of several updates on their 2009-spec cars, aimed to improve aerodynamic behavior.

“I think there will be some aerodynamic differences for sure. Everyone will have a different car. Conceptually it won't be massively different, you can only do so much, but we'll have some upgrades like every other team will, and I hope obviously they'll prove to be beneficial,” said Webber, according to British site

“You only want upgrades to go in one direction, and that's to improve. Sometimes we've had upgrades at some teams that don't go the way you want, but hopefully we'll continue in the right way,” added the Australian driver, following his first day of testing at Jerez.

Webber also argued that 2009 will be a very interesting year, as all teams have built a completely new F1 car from scratch. However, he insisted that lap times during the off-season testing will differ a lot to the ones at Melbourne, as all teams – no exception – will come with different and improved aerodynamic packages at Albert Park.

“It's very impressive how everyone has a different idea but it looks like the lap times aren't too dissimilar. Keep in mind that people are going to have different packages between now and Melbourne, there will be some different things going on,” added Webber.
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