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Is Red Bull losing time because of this? 'Honda victim of new engine rules'

Max Verstappen drove in Sochi with the same strategy as Valtteri Bottas. However, the Finn managed to outrun the Dutchman every round and in the end Verstappen was never really a danger to Bottas. Christian Horner said earlier that the circuit in Russia has always been difficult, but that could also be due to the Honda engine. The pit wall of Red Bull Racing had already warned Verstappen during the race that he was losing six tenths per lap on the straight from the leader. So it is clear that the Honda engine cannot achieve the same electrical power over a whole lap where the Mercedes engine can.  Read more Mercedes: 'Perhaps Red Bull's car is not made for these circuits' Honda repeat...
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