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'Max factor' the reason behind Red Bull's recent success

Kees Van De Grint believes the reasoning behind Red Bull's recent success is down to Max Verstappen and insisted the team are still some way off the leading Mercedes team. Verstappen won two of the last four races going into the summer break, first in Austria where he performed several impressive overtakes to secure the win and the other in Germany in chaotics weather conditions. His success in recent races has seen him move within seven points of second-placed Valtteri Bottas in the Drivers' Championship. Despite Red Bull and Honda making big strides this season, Van De Grint feels their fortunes are largely down to the "Max factor" and doesn't feel they really got going at the...
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