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Red Bull: Mercedes straight-line speed like 'driving with DRS'

Red Bull motorsport boss Helmut Marko says the impressive straight-line speed of Mercedes in Turkey was as if its W12 ran with DRS open for the entire race. Red Bull conceded another defeat to its arch-rival at Istanbul Mark, with Valtteri Bottas winning Sunday's round ahead of Max Verstappen. Although the Milton Keynes-based outfit expected Mercedes' superiority in Turkey, the top velocity of the German outfit's car raised many eyebrows once again in the Red Bull camp. "We have to think of something, because Mercedes are so fast on the straights," said Marko, speaking to Austrian broadcaster ORF. "They were almost 15 km/h faster here, like when you drive with DRS. It's been...
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