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Verstappen Insists Mercedes Didn’t Show Their Hand In Pre-Season Testing

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has insisted that Mercedes’ 2021 challenger, the W12, is “indeed fast” despite the Silver Arrows appearing to be on the back foot during pre-season testing in Bahrain last week. READ: Horner Thought Alex Albon Could’ve Been ‘The Surprise Of The Season’ Speaking to Ziggo Sport, the Dutch ace suggested that Mercedes were sandbagging and claimed Red Bull “can see what they are doing on the data.” Continuing, Verstappen explained: “They drove their first fast lap with less power. Then they drove two quiet laps, followed by a second flying lap. “In that they won half a second on engine power,” he added. READ: Lewis Hamilton Slams Vatican Over...
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