'Secret Austria upgrade for Verstappen? Newey says 'take a good look'...
Red Bull design chief Adrian Newey suggested that Max Verstappen's stunning qualifying performance at the Austrian Grand Prix may be down to a little-noticed upgrade on his RB15.
Verstappen's performance at the Red Bull Ring has come under increased scrutiny as the weekend has come with rumours of a potential exit swirling around him.
Red Bull have been forced to confirm that performance-based exit clauses exist in Verstappen's deal – Marca has reported that one could be activated if the Dutchman does not win one of the next four races.
Team-mate Pierre Gasly's miserable campaign went on as he could only go ninth-fastest, although it has emerged that there could be an explanation behind it.
Newey revealed that Verstappen's car features a raft of new parts, with a new front wing chief among them, and suggested that the gain in performance may be found in them.
"Take a good look at the car. All new parts are only on Max's car."
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