The epic team-mate rivalry we now won't get

The epic team-mate rivalry we now won't get

Until recently, Red Bull was worried about the very real prospect of Max Verstappen being able to walk away - with Mercedes surely in his sights. That's no longer a possibility, meaning for now, at least, the best of F1's current crop won't be going head-to-head in the same car

Red Bull may have been slightly disappointed to have seen Max Verstappen miss out on winning the Hungarian Grand Prix, but second place did at least ensure one thing: the Dutchman is now guaranteed to be staying put for 2020.

After months of speculation that Verstappen could drop a driver market bombshell and activate an exit clause he had in his contract, word in the Hungaroring paddock was that his result was enough to close off that avenue beyond all doubt.

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