What the Spain result tells F1 about the next phase of the Mercedes/Red Bull title fight
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What the Spain result tells F1 about the next phase of the Mercedes/Red Bull title fight

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OPINION: Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes have recovered from their pre-season woes to take three wins from the opening four races of 2021. But each time Red Bull and Max Verstappen have pushed them hard. So, what clues did the latest round of that battle – the Spanish Grand Prix – tease about the next stage of the season?

It would be understandable if the Red Bull Formula 1 team is feeling somewhat frustrated after the first four races of 2021.

Red Bull has closed the gap to the Mercedes squad that produced what is likely to go down as one of the best F1 cars in history – aided by the changes to the rear floor rules – and started the season with the fastest car. And yet, the Black Arrows squad still leads both championships, with Lewis Hamilton now on three victories to Max Verstappen’s one, following his Spanish Grand Prix triumph.

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