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Mercedes aware of Red Bull threat

Nico Rosberg says his Mercedes team expect to be caught by Red Bull, despite their performance advantage. Mercedes have taken a win and two pole positions in the two race weekends so far ahead of the Malaysian Grand Prix. Asked if Sebastian Vettel's second place on the grid in Malaysia was a 'warning signal', Rosberg said: 'They don't need to send warning signals. 'We expect them already. They are still the absolute benchmark in this sport. We expect them to close the gap.' Mercedes are believed by their rivals to have an advantage of about a second a lap over the next fastest car, which appears to be the Red Bull at this early stage. Vettel won the last nine races in a row last season on...
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