Max Verstappen is satisfied with the RB18’s potential, but also understands that he and his team must ensure the car is reliable: “That’s why we have to stay ahead.”
The 2022 Formula 1 season saw a difficult start for Red Bull Racing. In the first five races, the Milton Keynes formation had three car failures due to reliability issues. In Bahrain Verstappen and Sergio Perez withdrew, in Australia only the Mexican managed to reach the finish line. He has won all the races that Verstappen has finished. However, to claim the world title, continuity is of great importance.
“This was a good comeback after a difficult start to the weekend,” Verstappen is quoted as saying. Telegraph. “The car has a lot of potential, but we have to make sure it’s also reliable. We still have some problems to solve. It was a bad Friday and Sergio had problems during the race. It’s not ideal.”
a lot up and down
“The weekend at Imola was flawless, but it still goes up and down a lot,” continues the 24-year-old driver. Verstappen is pleased with the fact that the RB18 is fast: “That’s still better than a slow, reliable car. But if things go messy, it can also go in the wrong direction. For racing, for example, I don’t” Someone perform a test run.”
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