Every F1 team should be "worried" by Racing Point pace - Horner
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner believes all of the Formula 1 teams should be concerned by the pace of Racing Point.
Sergio Perez, in particular, delivered a stunning drive throughout the Styrian Grand Prix to rise from 17th on the grid to push for fourth in the closing stages.
A minor collision, however, in challenging Red Bull's Alex Albon that caused front-wing damage led to the Mexican taking the chequered flag in sixth.
What was eye-opening, though, was Perez's pace on the medium tyre before his altercation with Albon for although his rubber was 11 laps fresher than Hamilton, his lap times matched those of the eventual race-winner.
"I think everybody would be worried by the Racing Point," remarked Horner when asked for his assessment of the RP20's pace. "He [Perez] was quicker than the Mercedes at that point in the race.
"Bearing in mind that [Valtteri] Bottas was on tyres that were within one lap of age to the Racing Point [there were four laps difference], Perez was three or four tenths quicker. So it was a very impressive pace that they showed."
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