Stefano Domenicali breaks silence on calls for FIA to end Red Bull’s success

Red Bull has stamped its authority on Formula 1 in the new era of regulations, winning every race this season with ease.

Formula 1 CEO Stefan Domenicali has rejected calls for the FIA to intervene in the championship to make the sport more competitive by limiting Red Bull’s success.

Red Bull has dominated the Formula 1 landscape in the new era of regulations, currently on course to win back-to-back Constructors’ and Drivers’ titles.

So far this season, Red Bull has won every race, including the Sprint in Baku, with four 1-2 finishes.

In the last 15 rounds, Red Bull has only lost one of the races, cementing its status at the top of the sport.

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“This year, we need to say the truth: Red Bull did a better job than the others, it’s a fact,” Domenicali told the Financial Times. 

“But I would be imprudent to say the championship is finished.  

“We cannot intervene in the performance of the teams. 

“I am sure what we did in terms of financial regulations will help to minimise the gap on the technical side.”

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The new era of regulations were designed to make the sport more competitive with cars able to closely follow but, as some teams have struggled to adapt, Red Bull has found itself leading the grid.

In an effort to find a return to form, several Formula 1 teams are set to bring updates in Imola, most notably Mercedes, who are thought to be set to shake-up their design.

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Even with upgrades being introduced ahead of round 6, Red Bull’s rivals are going to find it a challenge to take on the title-leader, as Red Bull is currently 122 points clear of their closest competitor Aston Martin.

Mercedes sits in third place with 96 points, while Ferrari is down in 78.

The Drivers’ title race is currently a two horse race between Max Verstappen on 119 and Sergio Perez on 105, although Fernando Alonso is within touching distance on 75.