Ben Hodgkinson is the new technical director of Red Bull Powertrains, which will take over Honda engines from 2022.
BAt Hodgkinson, he left the position of head of engineering at Mercedes-AMG and took over the leadership of Red Bull Powertrain, the new engine factory of the Milton Keynes team. He will leave Honda at the end of the season. The propellant began to compete with the future after it was frozen between 2002 and 2005.
“I am very happy to join Red Bull Powetrains as technical director. The decision to leave HPP (Mercedes Engine Division) after 20 years is not easy, but it is an honor to have the opportunity to undertake such a large and important project.” Hodgkinson said in a panel statement.
He added: “Red Bull is an important competitor of F1 and is already our biggest competitor in the hybrid era, so I am looking forward to seeing what we can achieve together in the company’s new journey.”
Christian Horner: “When Red Bull announced the creation of the Red Bull Powertrain, it also heralded the company’s ambitious new phase in F1: integrating all aspects of car design into its own hands. This is how Red Bull power units develop Meet F1’s next-generation engine regulations.”
“Ben Hodgkinson is the winner and innovator of the competition, able to lead a team of skilled and like-minded engineers. Ben Hodgkinson’s appointment shows our long-term goal, and we will serve him and him The team provides all the necessary resources available. To be successful”. .