Castroneves Believes Red Bull Could Surprise This Season

MONTMELO, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26:  Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing prepares to drive in the garage during day one of F1 Winter Testing at Circuit de Catalunya on February 26, 2018 in Montmelo, Spain.  (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)
 MONTMELO, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 26: Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Red Bull Racing prepares to drive in the garage during day one of F1 Winter Testing at Circuit de Catalunya on February 26, 2018 in Montmelo, Spain. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Three time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves who will return to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in May for both the IndyCar Grand Prix of Indianapolis and the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May believes that the Red Bull Racing team could surprise in Formula One this season.

During ESPN’s broadcast of the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season opening Firestone Grand Prix of St Petersburg last weekend, Castroneves who was a guest on their broadcast believes that Red Bull could surprise in 2018.

During the coverage of the race, the team spoke about the 2018 Formula One season and they said that Ferrari and Mercedes could be the ones to beat but Castroneves believes that Red Bull Racing with Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen could be ones to watch during the 2018 season.

The 2018 Formula One season gets underway next weekend with the Australian Grand Prix at Melbourne’s Albert Park circuit.

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