Max Verstappen’s victory in the French Grand Prix last weekend could be called surprising. Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team had dominated all recent races at Le Castellet, but now had to bow their heads. It led Red Bull team principal Christian Horner to say: “If we can win here, we can win everywhere.” But is that really so?
Yes, because Red Bull car is ready
In the run-up to the race at Circuit Paul Ricard, it was feared that Max Verstappen’s Red Bull car could no longer maintain the good form of the season’s start.