Brawn admits car now inferior to Red Bull

The Brawn GP team started the year off on fire with Jenson Button winning 5 of the first 6 races. However, the Brawn team had the advantage of running a double rear diffuser. Once Red Bull Designer Adrian Newey had his version designed and on the Red Bull, the Red Bull team has been on the pace, and on the faster circuits, faster than the Brawn.

Team boss Ross Brawn said after getting beat yet again by the two Red Bull cars on Sunday: "Without doubt it was a very disappointing race for the team, but we were able to score some points to minimize the damage to our championship challenge.

"Quite simply, we didn't have the pace to match the Red Bulls. We opted for a three-stop strategy for both cars to give ourselves the best possible chance of achieving a podium position.

"Both drivers were battling with the tires throughout the race and trying very hard to keep them in the operating window whilst managing their graining issues.

"The problem with the fuel rig at Rubens' second stop dropped him out behind Rosberg which compromised his race strategy and possibly prevented him for achieving third position.

"We will take a close look at the lessons to be learned from this weekend before Hungary and hope to come back fighting there with some performance developments."

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