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McLaren Surprised To Be ‘Genuinely’ Close To Mercedes And Red Bull

McLaren were surprised to be very close to the front-runners at some of the races contested so far this season, Andrea Stella, the team’s racing director, has admitted. The Woking-based racing outfit finished third in last year’s Constructors’ Championship, but they only had the fourth or fifth most-competitive car at most tracks. READ: Ricciardo Could Leave McLaren If ‘Hangover’ Of 2021 Car Remains Next Year This year, in the hands of Lando Norris, McLaren’s 2021 challenger has been exceptionally close to Mercedes and Red Bull at some circuits, such as Imola and the Red Bull Ring. Stella has said they were “surprised” to be so close to the front-runners on some occasions....
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