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Red Bull: 'Pace deficit solely down to power unit'

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes his outfit's deficit to Mercedes is solely down to the Renault power unit. Nico Rosberg took victory in Australia by just 25 seconds on Daniel Ricciardo, but that gap would have been bigger had it not been for a Safety Car period. Horner also admitted that Rosberg was likely pacing himself and therefore could have gone quicker, meaning Mercedes likely has a one-second advantage. "They controlled the race, I'm sure they didn't fully extend themselves and it looks like they have at least a second in the pocket at the moment," he said. "I would say on average it's about a second a lap, so that's about what we have to find."...
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