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Mercedes past caring about Red Bull's straight-line speed talk

Mercedes' 'abnormal' straight-line performance should be history, say Red Bull – but Mercedes are finished giving energy to the talk. In recent rounds, Red Bull and Mercedes have been at each other's throats again off track, this time relating to Mercedes' mighty speed down the straights. Red Bull have focused on the rear wing, believing it was flexing to reduce drag and provide a boost, with the FIA then announcing new rear wing tests would come into play. Then at the Qatar Grand Prix, Red Bull claimed Mercedes' straight-line pace had now fallen in line with theirs – and so with these tests in place, their team principal Christian Horner is confident this particular advantage...
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