F1 driver Max Verstappen has secured the top of the podium at the Dutch GP and is getting closer and closer to the title this season; Hamilton frustrated with Mercedes strategy
This Sunday the 4th, Max Verstappen remained absolute in F1 and conquered the Dutch GP in first position on the podium. The feat is consolidated as the 10th victory of the Red Bull Racing in the season (and the 30th in his entire career), which brought him even closer to the 2022 title. The race was marked by the strong presence of the local crowd, who cheered the 24-year-old.
“It wasn’t a straight race. We timed the restart well. It’s amazing to win again. It’s always special to win your home GP. Proud to be Dutch!”, said, after the circuit. followed by the victor, George Russellgives mercedes, occupied the vice-leadership; closing the top 3, Charles Leclercgives Ferrarisecured his spot to pop the champagne.
Lewis Hamiltonwho finished in 4th place, commanded the lead in some moments of the competition, but problems of strategy hindered the Briton until the end of the course, who stayed with medium tires until the end (unlike most of his opponents, who switched to fluffy) and made one less stop. “I can’t believe you fucked me like that”he exclaimed on the radio.
IN THE CLASSIFICATIONS
This Saturday, the 3rd, Max Verstappen won pole position for the Dutch GP in F1, with the right to a great celebration by the local fans. The Dutchman leads the overall standings, as does his team Red Bull Racing in the constructors’ sector. With the maintenance of the current pace, it is likely that the 24-year-old will take the championship twice.
“Unbelievable. Today we had a fast race car again. A qualifying lap here is insane”, highlighted Verstappen, after the feat. The current F1 winner set the best time of the day, in 1m10s342. Behind him, the Ferrari beckons in a one-two, with Charles Leclerc (1m10s363) and Carlos Sainz Jr. (1m10s434).