Why Red Bull needs more than the fastest car

Why Red Bull needs more than the fastest car

As the Australian GP showed, Red Bull has the quickest car, by some margin. But, as Jonathan Noble explains, the team will need much more than that to win the titles this year

If you are a top-line grand prix driver, being given a car like the Red Bull Racing RB7 must be an absolute dream. No wonder Sebastian Vettel walks around the paddock with a huge smile on his face all the time.

Adrian Newey and his design team have done it again – and, after what we saw in Albert Park, there will be a lot of head scratching up and down the pitlane from rival teams as they bid to close down the performance gap that the reigning champions have at the moment.

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