The Australian Grand Prix began on the wrong foot for Red Bull as Daniil Kvyat did not even start the first race of the season, though, their other driver, Daniel Riccairdo, managed to put up a decent performance with a sixth place finish.
One would not have expected Red Bull to grab the headlines, but it has done so with its motorsport adviser Dr Helmut Marko stating that the Red Bull might quit Formula One.
Red Bull seems to be very unhappy over the way Formula One is governed and feels that the Mercedes have been standing atop after the current 1.6-litre hybrid turbo regulations were only introduced last year.
Red Bull's engine partners Renault has not been able to deliver the goods for them, even though Renault brought in some changes to their turbo V6 of 2014, which included the re-designing as well. There is no denying the fact that Renault has struggled to come to terms with the current hybrid power technology.
Red Bull boss, Christian Horner, wants the FIA to look into the engines and come up with some sort of equalisation. Technical difficulties seem to be a major concern for Red Bull.
With the money involved in the sports, which is a huge sum, the team also has to look into the costs involved. If they incur heavy losses, those are not good signs for the team.
"We will evaluate the situation again as every year and look into costs and revenues," told Marko to media persons at Albert Park.
"If we are totally dissatisfied; we could contemplate an F1 exit. The danger is there that Mr Mateschitz loses his passion for F1."
Red Bull was one of the most successful teams in the Formula One season for the past few years, but it goes without saying of late they have looked below par and the new technical changes seems to have taken a toll on their performance.
They won the constructors' championship for four years in a row from 2010 to 2013 and finished second to Mercedes last season, who won the title with almost 300 points, which was too huge a gap.
Marko said that the current engine regulations are complicated and expensive. "The technical rules are not understandable, much too complicated, and too expensive."
"We are governed by an engineers' formula. We wanted cost reduction too, but it is not happening like this."