Red Bull Duo Happy with Points

Red Bull driver David Coulthard welcomed an unexpected finish in the points at the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday

Red Bull Duo Happy with Points

The Austrian-owned squad completed another positive race, with Briton Coulthard seizing two points with Austrian teammate Christian Klien taking another in eighth place.

It was Coulthard's sixth points finished of the season.

"That was a difficult race," said Coulthard. "I was struggling with quite a lot of oversteer in the car, which made it tricky to drive, especially in the early stages of the race.

"At various points, we had a very good pace, but now it's about trying to work with the car to get a handle on the consistency. But, we've come away from this event with three points and that's got to be good."

Klien, returning to racing after four races as a reserve, also had a tough race but benefitted from several retirements in front to score points for the third time this season.

"That was one of the toughest races I have ever done," said Klien. "The start was not so good, as I didn't make up any positions, but then I overtook Albers on the second corner, which meant I stood more of a chance of maintaining the same speed as the drivers in front. The car was quite difficult to drive, the rear started to lose grip and I had some understeer.

"I was quite far behind the leaders at one stage and, as the front runners overtook me, I had a lot of blue flags to contend with and lost some time. After that, I had quite a lot of clear laps and was really able to push. I'm pleased to finish the event with no mistakes and we gained a point, which is very good."

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