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Mateschitz: 'Title isn't won at the opening race'

Dietrich Mateschitz is not worried by Red Bull's start to the season following a dreadful first pre-season test in which the team completed just 21 laps. The Austrian billionaire is sure the team can recover and even if that comes midway into the season, he says there is no reason they can't secure a fifth title. "A deficit at the beginning of the season does not automatically mean that the world title is lost," he told Salzburger Nachrichten. "Even if you come from behind, you still have a chance." He also denied that the issue lies with Red Bull's staff, following several high profile departures. "Our current problems are not with the team, but in the engine area....
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