Infiniti branding deal for Red Bull

Mark Webber, British GP 2010

Mark Webber, British GP 2010 

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Red Bull is set to announce an engine branding deal with Infiniti at the Geneva Motor Show this week.

The constructors champions will use the same Renault-built engine as before but the new deal will mean that the rebadged engine supply is effectively free, saving the team around $10m.

Infiniti is the premium brand of Nissan, which is part-owned (just over 44%) by Renault. Renault has, of course, reduced its F1 profile by selling team equity to Genii Capital while happy to remain in the sport as an engine supplier.

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