MAX VERSTAPPEN endured extra Crimson Bull efficiency points on Friday.
Max Verstappen was sad with Crimson Bull’s efficiency throughout follow in Miami (Picture: GETTY)
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Max Verstappen has hit out at Crimson Bull after affected by additional reliability issues throughout follow forward of the Miami Grand Prix. The Dutchman’s automotive suffered hydraulics points and rued an “extraordinarily painful” day.
Verstappen has endured a bumpy begin to his world championship defence, successful two races and failing to complete within the different two. Crimson Bull have suffered a mixed three DNFs within the 4 Grands Prix to date this season.
The 24-year-old would have wished a smoother follow session on the brand new Miami circuit. Nevertheless, he bemoaned studying “zero issues” about how his car will carry out come Sunday night’s race.
“Simply not a great day. After all, today are extraordinarily painful, particularly on a monitor like this the place you need to be on the market and study the monitor and rise up to hurry. I mainly did 4, 5 quick laps as we speak… that is not what you need,” Verstappen instructed Sky Sports activities.
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Max Verstappen has failed to complete two races to date this season (Picture: GETTY)
“They had been hydraulics points. As quickly as I went out of the pits, I could not actually steer, like I used to be locked, and likewise the brakes had been on hearth… so a number of issues.
“After all, I am going to attempt to catch up nevertheless it’s simply not excellent, everyone seems to be extra into their working. Not solely that, we now have no data on the automotive and what we now have to do, so yeah it is extraordinarily painful.
“We simply have to take a look at ourselves. I do not care what occurs on the monitor with pink flags… we might have performed much more as we speak.”
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Max Verstappen says Crimson Bull have “zero” data on how his automotive will carry out in Miami (Picture: EXPRESS SPORT)
Verstappen failed to complete within the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix. He then suffered gasoline points in Australia and was pressured to retire.
There have been wins in Saudi Arabia and Imola, although. Verstappen is second within the Drivers’ World Championship standings on 54 factors – 5 behind Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc.
Crimson Bull group principal Christian Horner says he can’t be completely sure that the vehicles will carry out easily in Miami. He instructed journalists on Friday: “I can’t sit right here with absolute confidence as a result of they’re nonetheless Formulation One vehicles.
“However we understood the difficulty in Bahrain, which was impartial from the issue that stopped Max in Australia. It was nice to see each vehicles run problem-free in Imola and — contact wooden — we’re hoping that run of efficiency will proceed.”