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Still enough time to resolve issues - Red Bull

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Red Bull team principal Christian Horner is confident his team has enough time to recover from its nightmare start to pre-season testing.

The new RB10 completed just 21 laps in its first four days on track at Jerez, the least of any of the teams that made it to the opening test. Horner says next week's test in Bahrain will be important, but stressed that glitches are inevitable during the pre-season.

"There's quite a bit to do, but there's still a fair bit of time before the first race," Horner told Sky Sports . "The Bahrain test next week is an important test and obviously everybody is working hard at Renault and Milton Keynes. We don't want another week like Jerez, but that's what testing is for - you sort your problems out in testing so as not to have them at the races."

The Red Bull suffered several overheating and power unit issues in Jerez, but Horner denied suggestions chief technical officer Adrian Newey had gone too extreme with the packaging of the Renault engine.

"There's a few things that we need to tidy up on our side but nothing major, and obviously Renault has got some issues that they are tidying up as well. These cars are so complicated that little problems can cause big failures."

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