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Time for Red Bull and Verstappen to consolidate leads

Max Verstappen will start Sunday's Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Formula 1 world championship leader for the first time but also with his Red Bull under close technical scrutiny as they aim to consolidate their respective championship leads. The race around the streets of Baku is the last before the sport's governing body brings in new rear-wing flexibility tests. Mercedes's seven-time world champion Lewis Hamilton said last month that he reckoned Red Bull were gaining precious tenths of a second by using a 'bendy wing on the back of their car'. The Briton, now four points behind the 23-year-old Dutch driver, also said the advantage on Baku's long straights could be as much as six tenths....
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