In the round-up: Red Bull is quick enough to beat Ferrari, says team principal Christian Horner, despite the team having little to show from its first two races.
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What they say
Horner was asked whether Max Verstappen left Lewis Hamilton enough room and whether Red Bull was quick enough to challenge for victory:
The problem was that [Fernando] Alonso was there as well, so it was obvious what Lewis decided to try and do. It was hard racing between two very competitive drivers. It is just unfortunate that there was some contact.
It robbed the fans ultimately of a great race today because I think, I genuinely do believe that the last couple of races we have had a car capable of beating the Ferrari. We don’t have the points to show for it.
[…] We could see throughout the weekend our pace was good, and it was stronger in the race than it was in quali.
Daniel commented that even in the two laps that he was able to do, he was able to close pretty comfortably on Kimi [Raikkonen]. And Max the feeling he was getting from the car, the fact that he was on the same tyre he used to line up and pass Lewis, showed that the potential was really there.
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