MAX VERSTAPPEN recovered from early-weekend automobile points to win one other Grand Prix in Miami.
Max Verstappen makes refined dig at Lewis Hamilton
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Jos Verstappen has praised his son Max Verstappen for claiming his third win of the season in Sunday’s inaugural Miami Grand Prix. Nevertheless, he has admitted the Dutchman was ‘irritable’ as additional reliability points restricted his time to apply on Friday, making his victory all of the extra spectacular.
Verstappen’s triumph in Miami continued his streak of profitable each race he has completed up to now within the 2022 season. The 24-year-old crashed out of the races in Bahrain and Australia, each of Charles Leclerc’s P1 finishes to assist him lead the drivers’ championship by 19 factors.
However after his son’s newest win, Jos heaped reward on his drive, particularly after additional issues with the RB18 early on within the weekend. “What an insanely good outcome for Max in Miami! He regarded very sturdy once more in the course of the race after a troublesome begin of the weekend,” Verstappen wrote in his newest column.
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Max Verstappen is ‘irritable’ with Crimson Bull. (Picture: GETTY)
“Issues with the automobile on Friday meant he acquired little or no apply, and also you want that point to regulate the automobile, particularly on a brand new road circuit. I might perceive why he was a bit irritable. It was a disgrace he made a mistake in qualifying, however that may occur. It did not assist that he did not know the monitor in addition to he usually does.”
He added: “After two victories in a row, the distinction with Leclerc remains to be nineteen factors. It might go both manner, but it surely’s clear that you simply simply cannot have any DNFs. If the reliability of the Crimson Bull proves to be good, then I believe Max could have one other sturdy season, and we could have an exciting duel between him and Leclerc.”
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The Spanish Grand Prix is subsequent on the calendar. (Picture: EXPRESS)
Crimson Bull’s reliability issues have additionally broken the beginning of Sergio Perez’s season, contributing to Ferrari’s lead within the constructors’ standings. However when the automobile faces no points, each Verstappen and his Mexican teammate have flaunted the staff’s highly effective title credentials.
Christian Horner and Co. shall be eyeing the Spanish Grand Prix later this month because the second the place they might lastly flip the tables on Ferrari on the summit of the standings. And Verstappen shall be hungry to proceed his spectacular run of race wins the place Crimson Bull’s patchy unreliability hasn’t taken him out of the equation.