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Albon 'sensitivity' to RB16 made worse by Sochi layout - Horner

Red Bull's Christian Horner says Alex Albon's particular sensitivity to his car's characteristics was "accentuated" by Sochi's specific layout. In qualifying and on race day, Albon's performance was no match for Red Bull teammate Max Verstappen who finished second in last Sunday's Russian Grand Prix, over 30 seconds ahead of the British-Thai racer. Albon's performance relative to Verstappen has been inconsistent this season. However, a solid drive at Mugello that yielded his first career podium in F1 was seen as a breakthrough result that would perhaps spur on the 24-year-old. Horner believes that Sochi's blend of long straights and big breaking zones proved challenging for Albon...
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