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Marko surprised by 'more powerful' Mercedes

Jul.12 Dr Helmut Marko says Red Bull-Honda has been caught out by Mercedes' engine boost for 2020. The energy drink owned team had hoped to propel Max Verstappen to his first title this year, and Marko insists that target remains in place. But he admitted to Bild am Sonntag newspaper: "It was surprising to us that the Mercedes has become significantly more powerful over the winter. "The way Hamilton went past Albon at the start of the first race was terrifying," he added. "But that's just the way it is and we have to see how we can deal with that in the short term." Already, it is clear that the gloves are off between the two teams, with Red Bull protesting not...
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