WEEKEND WARM-UP: Red Bull, McLaren, Mercedes or Ferrari as F1 gets set for a Sprint in Austria?


Fresh from another close battle in Spain, the Formula 1 paddock moves swiftly on to Austria and the Red Bull Ring for the second part of a triple header sequence – as well as a Sprint weekend.

Max Verstappen arrives at Red Bull’s home track via back-to-back wins at Montreal and Barcelona, but the Dutchman was pushed all the way on both occasions by McLaren driver Lando Norris.

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Those two aside, will Mercedes continue their recent resurgence and feature in the front-running fight once more? And can Ferrari recover from two relatively difficult weekends to make a return to the podium?

Meanwhile, how is the rest of the driver market shaping up after a pair of contract renewals announced ahead of the race weekend for Pierre Gasly at Alpine and Lance Stroll at Aston Martin?

For all this and much more, join Will Buxton, Davide Valsecchi, Alex Jacques, Jolyon Palmer and Lawrence Barretto for the Austrian Grand Prix Weekend Warm-Up.


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