Lando Norris sent a big warning to Red Bull after he secured his fourth second-place of the season in Japan.
The Brit finished almost 20 seconds behind eventual race winner Max Verstappen but he was comfortably faster than the rest of the field, including his team-mate Oscar Piastri who scored his first F1 podium in third.
McLaren has made huge strides ever since their new car arrived in Austria, with Verstappen the only driver to outscore Norris since that race.
The 23-year-old Brit sent a rallying call to his team over the team radio as the Woking team set the champions firmly in their sights.
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