The Barcelona practice times that prove Red Bull's title credentials, and heap pressure on Verstappen
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The Barcelona practice times that prove Red Bull's title credentials, and heap pressure on Verstappen

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Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes led the way in Friday practice for the 2021 Spanish Grand Prix, but there was one big encouraging sign for Red Bull. The trouble is, it looks like making good on that gain will require its superstar driver to avoid repeating a mistake made today that left him well down the FP2 order

“I've always said it's going to take probably three or four races to get a true reflection of form.”

That was Red Bull team boss Christian Horner’s assertion after Max Verstappen had won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix and evened the score against Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes squad.

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