Horner believes Singapore could be challenging for Red Bull

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner stated that his team would need to be at their best at the upcoming Singapore Grand Prix.

Despite having a sizable lead in the Formula One world championship, Horner insists that Red Bull is not getting ahead of themselves.

Red Bull is on track to win its first Constructors’ Championship since the 2013 season, with Verstappen and Sergio Perez collecting for 545 points, putting them 139 points ahead of nearest rivals Ferrari.

Verstappen only needs three more victories from the remaining six races to surpass Michael Schumacher (2004) and Sebastian Vettel’s record for the most victories in a season. Verstappen has won 11 races so far this season, including the past five straight (2013).

The RB18 car driven by Verstappen appears to have a distinct advantage in terms of tyre degrading, giving the Dutchman a chance to win the remaining races.

When questioned by Autosport if Red Bull might dominate during the closing races of the season, Horner responded, “that is a huge ask, and the circuits vary greatly.”

“Singapore has more corners on the calendar than Monza does. It’s a street track, so it’s bumpy, which makes it a really different challenge. In the championship, we’re in a wonderful position. But we’re going to tackle every race and do our best, and the points will take care of themselves.”

Verstappen: “I think we are having an amazing year”

Verstappen has also urged his Red Bull crew to keep in mind the significance of their previous Formula 1 triumphs as he nears a second world championship.

If Verstappen finishes 22 points ahead of Charles Leclerc of Ferrari, his closest competitor, in the upcoming race in Singapore, the championship battle will be over.

“It’s amazing what we are experiencing within the team,” Verstappen told media. I think we are having an amazing year, and it’s important to enjoy it as well. Now the car really seems to work at every track. We are extremely pleased.”

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