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Verstappen admits Mercedes ‘stronger' at Portimao

May 1 Mercedes has come out of the blocks at Portimao with a slightly 'stronger' car, Max Verstappen has admitted. 'We still have to improve a bit to go for pole,' the Red Bull driver, who is a single point behind Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton after the first two races, told Ziggo Sport. 'The Mercedes generally looks a bit easier to drive and Lewis did not have a top lap. Neither did we, but we still have some work to do. 'It's a bit like last year, when Mercedes was also stronger,' Verstappen added. 'This circuit will not suit us very well. Our car may be a bit more sensitive.' Verstappen admits he does not enjoy driving his Red Bull on the now notoriously slippery Portimao circuit. 'When a...
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