Why Mercedes sees Red Bull-Honda as a threat in F1 2019
Red Bull's partnership with Honda began with a podium in Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix, and led to Toto Wolff declaring that the pairing will "become a threat" to Mercedes.
Max Verstappen was able to split the Ferraris in qualifying and then took Honda to its first podium in 11 years after a pre-season in which Red Bull regularly sung the praises of its new engine partner.
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