“You may have experience, but I’m fast”
Dutch driver wins French Grand Prix, falls at World Driving Championship
Dutch Max Verstappen (Red bull), Which strengthened its leadership at the World Cup Formula One By winning this Sunday French Grand Prix, Seventh in the championship, emerged for the round Paul Rickard What Others may have “more experience”, but he is “faster”.
Verstappen, 23, won his thirteenth victory F1, The third and 12th point of the year (131a119) His lead over the seven-time English World Champion Lewis Hamilton (Mercedes) And strengthens its dominance in the World Cup of Builders, Red bull Leads with 37 units Mercedes (215-178) Thanks for the third place reached by the Mexican Czech Perez, Winner two weeks ago in Azerbaijan.
“It was very difficult, especially in the beginning, there was very little grip and wind on the track. You had good balance on one lap and you slipped on the other,” he explained. Verstappen After winning Paul Rickard.
“After the first stop, we saw a lot of hard riders being pulled from behind We decided to stop for a second and it went well“, The young Dutch star said before winning France This year Emilia Romagna celebrated her success at the Grand Prix in Imola (Italy); And at the Monaco Grand Prix, this Sunday at Baku, where he accepted the reinforced leadership France.
“In the first turn – when he lost the lead after the startPolar‘- I lost control of the car, It went backwards, “the World Cup president commented.” There were a lot of doubles matches in the end, but they worked out better and I was able to fight for the win, ”he added on stage. Verstappen, Which was pushed to second place Hamilton After passing him in the 53-lap final this Sunday Paul Rickard.
“Initially we had problems, but we saw the rhythm from the middle of the race to the end,” he later pointed out in a statement to the TV channel. DAZN, Verstappen, After winning the Le Castellet round.
“Now we have to maintain this rhythm until the end of the season,” he explained. Mad Max, The next two races, the next two Sundays, ‘his’ round, who Red Bull Ring Spielberg, it will provide Styrian Grand Prix, First; And that Austria, Then.
“We got good results there, we have a good car, so We need to make sure everything goes right again“, Said the Dutchman, when asked if the experience could provide an advantage Hamilton In a fight that both maintain: “You can get the experience, but I’m fast“.