As the dust settles on another season of Formula One, our region can once again boast dominance when it comes to building the fastest cars in the sport.
After another good showing in Brazil at the weekend, Northamptonshire-based Mercedes finished second in this year's Constructors' Championship.
But the team out in front is undoubtedly Red Bull Racing, with four constructors' championships in a row, and the same number of drivers' championships for Sebastian Vettel.
Jim Rice has been to Red Bull's headquarters in Milton Keynes to meet Team Principal Christian Horner.
Click below to see Jim's full chat with Christian Horner
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