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Mercedes "in trouble" from Red Bull "if we don't make progress - Shovlin

Mercedes chief race engineer Andrew Shovlin has said the team must keep developing the W11 to protect from the threat of a "not far off" Red Bull. Mercedes was defeated for the first time in 2020 when Max Verstappen crossed the line to take victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix. Article continues under video Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas finished second and third, but a run of four consecutive podiums for Verstappen has caused concern for Mercedes, concerns which grew as the Dutchman leapfrogged Bottas into second place in the drivers' standings. Shovlin said: "We've seen Red Bull, they’re not that far off us in races even when we’re looking at our best....
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