Max Verstappen ‘not as extreme’ as Sebastian Vettel as Red Bull chief shares analysis

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RED BULL’s most up-to-date champions Max Verstappen and Sebastian Vettel have their variations.

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Max Verstappen’s method to debriefs is totally different from Sebastian Vettel’s because the Dutchman was branded ‘not as excessive’ because the four-time champion, based on Purple Bull technical officer Adrian Newey. The Purple Bull chief warns Vettel was ‘very detailed’ in his chats with engineers whereas Verstappen solely takes in a very powerful data.

He claims the 24-year-old was ‘within the center’ when in comparison with different F1 greats. He instructed the-race.com: “Sebastian [Vettel] was very, very detailed in his post-session evaluation. The debriefs would go on for fairly a while.

“Seb would keep lengthy into the night, going by means of on-board movies, going by means of the info, speaking to his engineer. That’s what labored for him, it’s not a criticism. Max just isn’t as excessive, is extra within the center. The Finns like Mika [Hakkinen] and Kimi [Raikkonen], the debrief was about 5 phrases and that’s the final you’d see of them!

“Mika specifically I labored fairly intently with him, much less so with Kimi. When you took the time to know his language – as a result of he did describe issues in a different way to a typical English driver, let’s say – whereas he was quick and succinct he was excellent at declaring what he wanted to go quicker.

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Max Verstappen 'not as extreme' as Sebastian Vettel as Red Bull chief shares analysis

Newey warns Max Verstappen is ‘not as excessive’ as Sebastian Vettel (Picture: Getty)

“On the reverse excessive another drivers will discuss you endlessly round the entire lap and by the point you get to Flip 17 you’ve fully forgotten about Flip two otherwise you’ve fallen asleep.” Newey additionally made comparisons between Verstappen and his former team-mate Daniel Ricciardo.

He additionally praised the reigning champion for being ‘very straightforward to work with’ as Purple Bull intention to seek out one other title this season. Newey added: “Daniel [Ricciardo] and Max are fairly related when it comes to suggestions and method to debriefs.

“They’re good as a result of they consider the issues you’ll want to know. They’re completely satisfied when you have any questions to sit down and elaborate. Very straightforward to work with.”

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Max Verstappen 'not as extreme' as Sebastian Vettel as Red Bull chief shares analysis

Sebastian Vettel was extra detailed than Verstappen in his debriefs (Picture: Getty)

Verstappen lies 27 factors behind Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc after profitable final day trip at Imola. Nonetheless, the Purple Bull star may have been main the championship had he not suffered mechanical failures in Bahrain and Australia.

The reigning champion was mendacity second in each races earlier than being compelled to retire with only a handful of laps left.

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