Category: GP Today

Verstappen: ‘You don’t have to win every battle to become the champion’

This year the chances for a world title in the name of Max Verstappen finally seem to exist. In an interview, the Dutchman explains how missing out on a junior title will not stand in his way of winning the Formula 1 world title.
“You don’t have to win every fight or every race. But that’s the nature of it. Just because I haven’t won a title doesn’t mean I don’t understand“, Verstappen said in an interview with Autosport Magazine.

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Hamilton: ‘When i was young I felt I could do anything.

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Surer knows: ‘Mercedes used Bottas to hinder Verstappen again’

Despite the fact that Mercedes’ planned strategy was thrown into disarray by Bottas’ failed pit stop, Toto Wolff had again bet on the Finn as a remedy to Max Verstappen‘s pressure in Bahrein, according to Marc Surer.
“[Wolff] doesn’t want to tell the truth”, Surer begins in conversation with Motorsport-Total.com: ‘But [Mercedes] needed Bottas to put Verstappen under pressure.

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Russell identifies possible problem with Mercedes: ‘That makes Red Bull look quicker’

The Mercedes team has clearly struggled over the winter to find solutions to the rule changes of the 2021 season. The German team fell short of Red Bull Racing in the first Grand Prix on pure speed. In qualifying the difference was very clear, while in the race they managed to beat the Milton Keynes-based team on strategy. George Russell thinks he can spot what’s troubling the Mercedes car.
The Williams driver drove the Sakhir Grand Prix last season in the reigning world champion’s car after Lewis Hamilton tested positive for the coronavirus.

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