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Red Bull unveil special fan-designed Las Vegas livery ahead of weekend's inaugural Grand Prix

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 14: The Oracle Red Bull Racing RB19 is pictured at the Red Bull Racing

For the final time this season, Red Bull have revealed the special fan-designed livery from their Make Your Mark competition, which will see the 2023 championship-winning machines of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez newly painted in Las Vegas this weekend.

At the pre-season launch of the RB19, Red Bull announced that they would be giving their fans an opportunity to design their livery for the three races in America, with the first debuting in Miami in May and the second at Austin in October.

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Lindsay Palmer, from Essex in the UK, had her bespoke design picked from thousands of entries, and it features a purple base and has purple and yellow neon lights going through the bodywork, which is sure to shine as the RB19 charges round under the Las Vegas lights this weekend.

“I was so excited to be selected as the winner for Make Your Mark Las Vegas and was completely lost for words when I won,” said Palmer, who will be at the track this weekend to watch her work on display.

“When thinking about what represents Vegas, the first thing that came to mind were the casinos and the bright lights, so I knew this had to be incorporated in my design.

“I wanted the style to emulate the cars whizzing past the neon lights and I had to make sure playing cards were added too. When I visited the factory, it was amazing seeing the livery come to life and the creation process.

“I am so excited to go to the race, I have never been to Vegas before and the fact that I can see my car come to life under the iconic Las Vegas lights will be an incredible experience. I cannot wait to see it on track.”

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The RB19 wheel covers will also change this weekend in a further nod to the race location, as the PokerStars 'Poker Chip’ covers will turn the team’s wheels black, red, and white. The design will encompass the look and feel of a poker chip and features PokerStars’ Red Spade, making them the first sponsor to co-brand Red Bull’s wheel covers.

“It is brilliant to be rounding off our third and final Make Your Mark competition this season here in Nevada for the inaugural Las Vegas GP,” said Team Principal Christian Horner.

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“It is such a unique way to bring fans into the heart of the team, giving them the opportunity to design and vote for our Las Vegas livery through our free loyalty programme, The Paddock.

“We have revealed a fan-designed livery at every US race this year and each design has well and truly delivered; it was quite the task picking a winner. Congratulations to Lindsay, who really put Vegas’ iconic stamp on the design, capturing the energy and excitement of both the city and the team. Very much looking forward to seeing it racing around the streets of Las Vegas.

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“From what I have seen on the sim though, that long straight is an incredibly fast one, so you are going to have to keep a close eye on things as the cars fly past under the bright lights of The Strip. It is going to be a special race made even more special by celebrating with a fan-designed livery as we head into the final US race of the season.”

Red Bull will be hopeful that their latest fan-designed livery will continue to bring them good luck after their previous one-off designs in Miami and Texas, saw them take the victory.

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