“What a step down from Puma” – Fans react to Red Bull roping in Castore as official team merchandise supplier

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Castore is a sportswear brand based in Manchester, United Kingdom and have been roped in by Red Bull for their merch.

Red Bull racing have joined hands with sportswear brand Castore for the team’s official merchandise from the 2023 season onwards. Castore is a popular name in the sports industry and are associated with top sports teams in the Premier league, European football, international cricket, tennis and rugby. Castore will be supplying the team’s official merchandise and even fans will be able to purchase the same high-performance sportswear as used by the racing team.

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Red Bull Castore Credits: Reddit

A picture of the rumoured Castore-Red Bull merchandise has been leaked on Instagram and fans don’t seem so happy about it. Although, there has been no confirmation from official sources if the leaked kit is authentic, fans are assuming the actual kit will be somewhere similar in terms of design and colour. The Castore branding will feature on team apparel and on the race suits of Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez. The Castore x Oracle Red Bull Racing collections will be available to purchase on Red Bull Shop, Castore.com as well as trackside retail.

Fans react to the leaked Red Bull Castore kit for the 2023 season

Let us take a look at some of the reactions from fans on social media.

“Castore doesn’t have the best rep for quality/durability.. So it’ll be a pass for this season, until Puma is back or any other reputable brand”, wrote a fan.

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“What a step down from Puma”, commented another fan.

https://www.reddit.com/r/formula1/comments/10qy32t/comment/j6sgbhb/

“These are horrible lmao, can’t f1 teams make stuff that is wearable in regular life? Without looking like you got your work’s polo”, read another comment.

https://www.reddit.com/r/formula1/comments/10qy32t/comment/j6sohny/

“Why does Red Bull, a marketing giant, continue to have design patterns that look like they should be printed on a cup you get from a gas station”, trolled got another fan.

https://www.reddit.com/r/formula1/comments/10qy32t/comment/j6tuhtw/

Another fan wrote: “Man, I’d be willing to buy F1 merch even at their insanely inflated prices if 95% if it didn’t look atrocious.”

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