McLaren has the edge over Red Bull at Sepang

McLaren has the edge over Red Bull at Sepang

McLaren's Malaysian Grand Prix practice pace appears to point towards a decisive pace advantage over Red Bull and Mercedes. But, as Mark Hughes explains, another race victory cannot be taken for granted

Relief was the overriding emotion from McLaren's director of engineering Tim Goss in the wake of victory in Australia. "We could see we were quick in testing, but so were Red Bull, Mercedes and Lotus," he said.

"We had no way of knowing exactly how we all compared, because none of us has the relevant detail data for the others. So we didn't know if we were going to be starting from seventh and eighth or first and second."

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