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Hakkinen: Verstappen-specific car the problem, not Albon

Two-time F1 world champion Mika Hakkinen suggests that a car specifically designed for Max Verstappen could be behind Alex Albon's difficulties at Red Bull. The British-Thai racer is only in his second season of F1, yet Red Bull set a high bar for Albon at the outset, expecting the 24-year-old to snap at the heels of the blindingly fast Verstappen. However, Albon has struggled this season to approach his teammate's performance. Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has nevertheless been supportive of his driver's efforts, but ahead of last weekend's Portuguese GP the Briton made clear that crunch time was fast approaching for Albon. But Hakkinen argues that an RB16 tailored to Verstappen's...
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