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Mateschitz expected 'teething problems'

Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz is adamant that losing some key staff to rival teams was not the cause of this week's Jerez woes. Red Bull had a dismal first pre-season test, managing just 21 laps as they were blighted by engine issues and an overheating RB10. The team's problems came in the wake of Red Bull losing several key staff. Chief aerodynamicist Peter Prodromou is now with McLaren while head of vehicle dynamics Mark Ellis and chief simulation engineer Giles Wood both switched to Mercedes. Mateschitz, though, denies their departures have affected the team. "The current problems arose from the engine side and not from our team, which still has the high-level know-how it...
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