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Red Bull finds cause of Verstappen's retirement: 'The case is very complex'

Red Bull finds cause of Verstappen's retirement: 'The case is very complex'

13 April - 19:28 Last update: 13 April - 19:28
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Red Bull Racing has been able to identify the cause of Max Verstappen's retirement during the Australian Grand Prix. Helmut Marko announced this in conversation with Speedweek.com. As expected, it turns out to be another problem that came along earlier in Bahrain.

The Dutchman clearly fell short of Charles Leclerc during the GP of Australia, but with a second place he seemed to get the maximum out of his car. Just before lap 40, however, he had no choice but to pull over and get out of his car.

It was a big disappointment after the race. It was not the first time Verstappen had to retire early this season, as he also had to deal with problems with his car in Bahrain. The Austrian racing team had to search hard for a solution to the problem that arose.

Red Bull finds reason for crash

According to Marko, it is now clear what the cause was. "We have been able to find out the cause of the fuel leak in Max's car," says the advisor, who does not want to reveal the details. "The case is very complex. The problem is absolutely different from the one in Bahrain."

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