How Red Bull have already served part of cost cap penalty

Red Bull might have been handed a signficant punishment for breaching the 2021 cost cap, but the team have already served part of the penalty before the 2023 season has begun. It was announced in October that the Milton Keynes-based outfit would be required to pay a $7 million fine and forfeit 10 per cent of their aerodynamic development allowance for breaching the financial regulations. In the aftermath, Christian Horner suggested that the punishment could cost Red Bull up to "half a second" in lap time , while Max Verstappen predicted that it would "hurt" but voiced his confidence that…

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