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Red Bull suspects Mercedes has reined in 'abnormal' top speed

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes that the "abnormal" top speed of Mercedes' W12 was reined in by the Brackley squad in Qatar. The fierce battle on the track between Mercedes and Red Bull has been just as tense off it in the back-half of the 2021 season. The impressive straight line speed of Mercedes' car has prompted a whirlwind of speculation, with Red Bull hinting at a ploy exploited by the German outfit involving the rear wing of its W12 to boost its car's maximum velocity. At Losail last weekend, Horner alluded to the Mercedes aero element flexing at speed and pointing to score marks on the wing's endplates as a tell-tale sign of bending. Mercedes team boss Toto...
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