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Horner: Podium will give Albon 'boost of confidence'

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Alex Albon's maiden F1 podium will have delivered a timely "boost of confidence" to the British-Thai racer. After two misses, in Brazil last year and Austria earlier this summer, Albon finally broke his duck and secured a career first top-three finish at Mugello last weekend. The gratification came after a solid drive in the eventful race in Tuscany but also amid a difficult season during which the 24-year-old has struggled to keep up with Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen, a shortfall that led many to question Albon's position in the team. Horner reckons last Sunday's timely result can spur Albon on from this stage forward. ©RedBull...
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