The winners and losers of F1's silent war

The winners and losers of F1's silent war

After unusual circuits in Monaco, Montreal and Baku, the Red Bull Ring provides the best chance in two months to get a proper read on the Formula 1 pecking order - and it's not good news for Mercedes' rivals

Not since May's Spanish Grand Prix at Barcelona has Formula 1 visited what might be called a 'classic' or conventional circuit.

Interim visits to Monaco, Canada and Azerbaijan don't provide a proper read on where particular cars sit in F1's overall competitive standing.

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