Albon struggled at points earlier in the season with the unpredictable and skittish 2020 Red Bull car, and has failed to match teammate Max Verstappen’s pace so far this year, scoring less than half as many points.
by taking fifth on the grid, finishing half a second behind Verstappen.” data-reactid=”20″But after reporting greater confidence with the RB16 in practice on Friday, Albon put in one his best qualifying displays of the season so far by taking fifth on the grid, finishing half a second behind Verstappen.
“I’m taking the positives from it, definitely,” Albon said after qualifying.
“The car felt good from FP1 to be honest, and from then on it was just an improvement each time. It didn’t feel like we had to chase anything too much. It was just fine tuning it so when we arrived to qualifying, it wasn’t like a big surprise.
“It’s just a