Horner and Newey on a surprise Valencia win

Horner and Newey on a surprise Valencia win

Following Sebastian Vettel's victory at Valencia last weekend, Red Bull team boss Christian Horner and technical director Adrian Newey told AUTOSPORT why their performance came as a surprise even to them

Montreal and Valencia were two tracks that were not supposed to suit Red Bull, and in retrospect that perhaps explains some of the tensions surrounding the Turkish GP. There, everyone in the camp realised that a priceless opportunity had been wasted ahead of two potentially tough races that could give the opposition a further chance to take advantage.

Canada was indeed a stressful weekend for RBR, and fourth and fifth places were seen as successful damage limitation. But in Valencia expectations were exceeded as the team swept the front row and Sebastian Vettel won in superb style.

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