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Verstappen ‘not expecting miracles’ from Melbourne-spec car

Max Verstappen has confirmed expectations that Red Bull will touch down in Australia this week with several improvements for the 2017 car. The energy drink owned team had a low profile winter, obviously behind Mercedes and Ferrari but amid suggestions Adrian Newey was planning a ‘miracle upgrade' for Melbourne. Asked how the Melbourne-spec car will differ, Verstappen told De Telegraaf newspaper just before leaving for Australia: 'I can't say. 'But it looks better and hopefully it will be faster.' However, the 19-year-old is not confident he will have a pole and race-winning car this weekend. 'Personally, I don't think we can challenge for the victories at this stage. But we can still...
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