Red Bull may have locked out the front row for the second time in two races, but their dominance is not as great as it was previously.
Today, we saw a genuine battle for pole position in which the two Mercedes cars looked to be a match for Vettel and Webber. It is also fair to say that the final gap the two Red Bulls had over their closest rivals does not reveal the full picture.
Indeed, had Lewis Hamilton not had a wishbone failure on his final flying lap, it’s likely that he would have ended on the front row. He could have even taken pole position. Hamilton has a great record at this circuit having led the most laps here of any driver since 2009. He’s also taken pole position twice,...
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