Christian Horner says he is expecting Red Bull to be a lot closer to Mercedes in the Singapore Grand Prix next weekend.

While Daniel Ricciardo won at Spa, the Red Bulls were unable to challenge Mercedes or Williams in the Italian Grand Prix as the Renault power unit deficit was emphasised on the long straights of Monza.

Horner believes the Marina Bay street circuit should see Red Bull close that gap to the frontrunners but has urged the team not to be complacent that the track will automatically play in to its hands.

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"Hopefully Singapore there's a few more corners and a few less straights there," Horner said. "We're looking forward to going back there, it's a track that we've always gone well at over the last few years, but there's no guarantees in this business.

"We expect the Mercedes to be incredibly quick there, we expect Williams to be a factor because they have been at most of the races throughout the summer now, so it's going to be probably as tight as ever. But hopefully we should be a lot closer to ultimate pace than we were [in Monza]."