David Coulthard takes RB Leipzig star Emil Forsberg for a spin : PlanetF1

Pink Bull’s Formulation 1 and footballing worlds mixed as David Coulthard took Emil Forsberg for a spin in a Pink Bull two-seater.

The Pink Bull drink is what put Pink Bull GmbH on the map, however as of late the corporate holds a variety of sporting pursuits.

And the paths of two of these sporting institutes crossed in Leipzig forward of Pink Bull-owned RB Leipzig’s opening residence sport of the Bundesliga season.

David Coulthard, who joined Pink Bull Racing in Formulation 1 again in 2005, claiming the crew’s first podium in Monaco a yr later, headed to town of Leipzig to fulfill a star of the RB Leipzig crew.

 

 

The star in query was Forsberg, who joined Coulthard within the 720-horsepower Oracle Pink Bull Racing F1 two-seater, a transformed Formulation 1 automotive powered by a V10 engine, for a singular metropolis tour.

Each enthusiastic and stunned seems adorned the faces of passers-by as Coulthard took Forsberg for a drive after coaching, the Swedish nationwide crew star declaring a few of his favorite locations to his Scottish chauffeur.

“It’s the closest you possibly can actually get to giving a passenger the feeling of what it’s to drive a Grand Prix automotive,” stated Coulthard.

“That is my second time in Leipzig. It’s a cool, younger college metropolis. There’s simply an power and a vibe right here that basically makes it really feel it’s developing.”

Forsberg added: “It was an unimaginable expertise for me to drive by means of Leipzig with David in a Formulation One automotive. You expertise one thing like that possibly as soon as in a lifetime.

“The sensation and the sound within the racing automotive are insane – a pure adrenaline rush.”

Learn extra: Pink Bull’s sister crew AlphaTauri are struggling to get one of the best out of their AT03 challenger.

Pink Bull discover themselves in a commanding place within the Formulation 1 standings. Max Verstappen leads the Drivers’ Championship with a bonus of 80 factors over Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc, whereas Pink Bull are 97 factors away from Ferrari on the prime of the Constructors’ Championship.

 

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