Wolff troubled by Red Bull's 'personal attacks and 'language'

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff admitted to being troubled by the personal attacks and the language fired by the Red Bull camp in the aftermath of last Sunday’s controversial British Grand Prix. Red Bull’s top brass laid the blame for the collision that sent Max Verstappen into the barriers on the opening lap of the race at Silverstone on Lewis Hamilton, with team boss Christian Horner calling the Briton’s “desperate” move a piece of “dirty driving”, while Helmut Marko followed suit, insisting Hamilton had been “reckless”. Furthermore, the Verstappen father and…

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Red Bull's 'great package' strong enough to 'take a hit'

Red Bull Racing were obviously unhappy with the outcome of last weekend’s British Grand Prix, but Helmut Marko believes the team can afford to take a hit such as the one it suffered last weekend thanks to its “great package”. Lewis Hamilton’s 27-point haul at Silverstone has allowed the Briton to reduce his deficit to arch-rival Max Verstappen to just 8 points, while Mercedes is now just 4 points behind Red Bull in the Constructors’ championship. Marko says that Verstappen’s win in Saturday’s sprint qualifying event and his strong pace…

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Wolff: Red Bull's 'loud protests' over power unit comments 'weird'

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he’s surprised by Red Bull’s strong response to his recent comments on the team’s Honda power unit. The Japanese manufacturer supplied new power units to Red Bull and AlphaTauri last week in France and the change coincided with a boost in straight-line speed of the former’s RB16B. After Max Verstappen’s win on Sunday, Lewis Hamilton suggested that Red Bull had used a new and improved engine, a comment echoed by Wolff who said that Mercedes’ rival had made “a huge step forward with their power…

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