Silverstone proves Red Bull is F1's coming force

Silverstone proves Red Bull is F1's coming force

Red Bull has used special circumstances or particular track configurations to trouble Mercedes and Ferrari so far in 2016. But its improvement at Silverstone this year shows it is the coming force in Formula 1 ahead of new rules for 2017

For the past 18 months or so Formula 1 has obsessed over Ferrari's revival and whether it is going to be the team to finally break Mercedes' hegemony in the V6 hybrid turbo era.

But the more time passes the more it actually looks as though Red Bull may be the team that takes the fight properly to Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in F1.

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