Red Bull's 2019-spec RB15 was a vehicle that got progressively better throughout the season, leading to Verstappen taking a comfortable win at the Brazilian Grand Prix - but only once both titles had already been sewn up by Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes, a scenario Verstappen isn't keen to repeat in 2020.
Verstappen posted to his social media page ahead of his first laps in the auto, dubbed the RB16.
At first sight it appears the team, which won three races last year with Max Verstappen, will pick up from where it left off last year, its new contender looking a lot like its predecessor, save for a few minor changes.
Unlike in previous years, Red Bull has opted against a camouflage livery for testing and instead has launched the auto with its planned race livery, which is unchanged from last season's design. He was taken off the driver market after signing a contract extension until 2023 at the start of the year.
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