Pink Bull RB16B wins Autosport’s 2021 Worldwide Racing Automotive of the Yr


The RB16B helped Max Verstappen finish Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton’s reign and change into world champion. Pink Bull received 11 of the 22 rounds in 2021 and narrowly missed out on the constructors’ title to Mercedes.

Autosport readers have voted the RB16B the most effective racing automobile of 2021, forward of the rival Mercedes W12, Mercedes-EQ Silver Arrow 02 Formulation E title winner and Toyota GR010 Hybrid, which dominated the World Endurance Championship and completed 1-2 within the Le Mans 24 Hours.

Pink Bull’s victory was introduced on 6 February on the Autosport Awards, which returned to a stay occasion at Grosvenor Home on Park Lane following the online-only competitors of 2020 as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

Max Verstappen, Pink Bull Racing RB16B, Sergio Perez, Pink Bull Racing RB16B

Photograph by: Zak Mauger / Motorsport Photographs

It’s the first time a non-Mercedes has received the honour since 2013, when Pink Bull received for its double title-winning RB9. Earlier winners of the illustrious award embrace the Porsche 956, McLaren MP4/4, Williams FW14B, Ferrari F2004 and Brawn BGP 001.

Different classes determined by fan voting embrace Worldwide Racing Driver of the Yr offered by Pirelli, British Competitors Driver of the Yr, Rookie of the Yr, Rally Automotive of the Yr, Worldwide Rally Driver of the Yr, Nationwide Driver of the Yr and Esports Driver of the Yr offered by Motorsport Video games.

Additional awards, determined by professional judging panels, embrace the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Younger Driver of the Yr Award, and the Pioneering and Innovation Award offered by Mahindra Racing incorporating the John Bolster Trophy for Technical Achievement. New awards for 2021 embrace the Gold Medal incorporating the Gregor Grant Award and Esports Workforce of the Yr offered by Motorsport Video games.

To seek out out who our different Award winners are, go to autosport.com/awards. 

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