The times that show Red Bull is behind on all fronts so far at Zandvoort
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The times that show Red Bull is behind on all fronts so far at Zandvoort

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After a flawless Belgian Grand Prix, Max Verstappen and Red Bull were given a tougher time on the opening day at Zandvoort. An F1 data dropout temporarily hid the full story and while the world championship leaders remain an ever-present threat able to strike at the Dutch GP, they are behind on both one-lap and race-pace running so far

*THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED

Well, that was quite the turnaround in five days for Max Verstappen.

The world champion dominated at Spa to leave with a 93-point lead despite his 14th place grid spot (13th in the queue considering the cars that actually took the start), but ended the Friday running in front of his home fans having exited FP1 after just 10 minutes and then been massively off Ferrari’s leading pace in FP2.

But, this being Formula 1 and all that, it doesn't mean he's out of running for a second consecutive Dutch Grand Prix victory, and in fact the picture for the frontrunners is much cloudier than usual.

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