Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko said the team no longer has a straight-line pace disadvantage to Mercedes.


  • Marko believes Red Bull has closed the gap to Mercedes when it comes to straight-line speeds, stating it’s the team’s “first time in weeks” without a disadvantage to the Silver Arrows.

What he said:

  • “Our race pace was significantly better than our speed during qualifying.”
  • “We are closer to the top speeds. For the first time in weeks we have no disadvantage.”

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