Max Verstappen could call himself the world champion in Formula 1. In some races, his Red Bull Racing was better than Mercedes’, but that was certainly not the case everywhere. The hero himself mentions Zandvoort as an example.
France and Zandvoort partially triumphed over tactics
The US Grand Prix was seen as a race where Mercedes was clearly faster, but where Red Bull, along with Verstappen, were at the helm of the strategy in which they won the race.
According to the Dutchman, there are more examples of victories in which tactics played a key role, including the home race. Zandvoort way too. We were actively watching what Mercedes was doing because they were faster there too.”, explains in a conversation with Olav Mol at Ziggo Sports.
continue: “There are a lot of races where you have to be sharp and make the right decisions, like France.” Prior to that, Red Bull was not seen as the favorite to beat Paul Ricard, but they managed to surprise friend and foe with a victory over Mercedes.
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