“No, actually not because we believe that this is a sporting war that goes long,” Wolff replied. “It’s not a single race or a single season. Next year’s regulations gonna go for many years and the development slope is very steep so you need to weigh up the two.”
“So that’s it, you run what you brung?” asked Brundle.
“Pretty much. There’s details that are coming but we’re not bringing front wings,” Wolff replied.
“Theoretically, capabilities will then be put on to the new development of the 2022 car,” Helmut Marko, Red Bull’s motor sport advisor said in April.
Marko was sceptical that Mercedes would ignore a tight championship battle, saying: “if we both continue to be so close together, I believe that neither Mercedes and certainly not us will back down anywhere in development.”