MAX VERSTAPPEN has suffered two mechanical failures from the primary three races this season.
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Max Verstappen has warned Crimson Bull should endure from their reliability failures this weekend regardless of the group desperately working to repair the problems. The Crimson Bull star warned it was ‘troublesome to say’ whether or not the problems had been mounted simply two weeks on from their final failure.
He confirmed the group has been affected by ‘completely different points’ however confirmed the group had performed their finest to get on prime of them.
Talking to RaceFans, he stated: “It’s been completely different points, so we now have been fixing them, however in fact time will inform if it’s working or not. It’s troublesome to say in the meanwhile. However I do know that the group at all times does their easiest in fixing all the problems.”
Crimson Bull’s season acquired off to the worst attainable begin with each Verstappen and Sergio Perez each retiring in Bahrain. Verstappen was additionally pressured to tug off with simply 20 laps remaining in Australia.
In each conditions, the Dutchman was on track for an nearly assured second positioned end. It means the reigning champion has thrown away at the least 36 factors in his bid to chase down Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.
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Max Verstappen has raised reliability fears after Australian GP failure (Picture: Getty)
It has left Verstappen sixth within the drivers’ standings, behind Lewis Hamilton who has struggled for efficiency at Mercedes all season. After Melbourne, Verstappen hit again at his group, claiming the problems had been “irritating and unacceptable”.
In Australia, Crimson Bull group principal Christian Horner additionally confirmed the group’s points had been impartial with none associated to one another. Nevertheless, he pledged the group would attempt to perceive the issue as rapidly as they may.
Perez additionally addressed Crimson Bull’s reliability considerations on Thursday, warning his group couldn’t afford any extra points.
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Max Verstappen was additionally pressured to retire in Bahrain (Picture: Getty)
The Mexican informed Sky Sports activities F1: “I believe we simply should type out our reliability that has been an enormous concern in three races the place we principally had three DNF’s. It’s one thing that basically involved us however we simply have to ensure we’re up there.
“We can not afford I don’t assume one other DNF, one other weekend with zero factors. That will likely be horrible.
“Though there are nonetheless lots of races left, these factors are going to make an enormous distinction on the finish of the season.”