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After the cars were tucked safely back into their respective garages, one thing is for certain about F1′s return to Austria – the 2014 cars are nearly as quick as the beasts of 2003 around the Red Bull Ring. The lap record, set in 2003 by Michael Schumacher, is a 1:08.337 and Lewis Hamilton topped the timesheets in FP2 with a 1:09.542. Given that the 2003-4 machines were arguably the quickest cars that have ever existed in F1 and factor in track evolution, setup changes for tomorrow and maximum power unit modes, you can bet that we will be somewhere near the 1:8.5 mark come Q3 if conditions remain dry. That's pretty impressive considering that the tyres don't really suit the...
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