Qatar GP: Max Verstappen says he ‘never gets presents’ from F1 stewards after

Qatar GP: Max Verstappen says he ‘never gets presents’ from F1 stewards after

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Max Verstappen of Red Bull is satisfied with finish second at the Qatar GP after winning a five-place schedule penalty for the race.

Max Verstappen of Red Bull is satisfied with finish second at the Qatar GP after winning a five-place schedule penalty for the race.

Max Verstappen says Red Bull will focus on try to come back stronger to hit back against Mercedes at next week Saudi Arabian GP after a second consecutive defeat to Lewis Hamilton.

Meanwhile, the Dutchman said: “I never get presents from them” in reference to the stewards after he had a five-place schedule penalty forward of Sunday race for not slowing down enough for double-waved yellow flags at the end of qualifying.

Impressively recovering to second place in the race behind Walk away winner Lewis Hamilton and now met an advantage of just eight points forward of his Mercedes driver with 52 to play for over the end of the season doubleheader, Verstappen said: “It’s exciting.

“I would of would of course have liked to make it a bigger gap, but if you have the . don’t have pace, it’s impossible to do that, so we’ll just try to be better, and come back strong, especially in Saudi Arabia on the street track, and then yes, we’ll see in Abu Dhabi.”

Paul di Resta was at the SkyPad to analyze why Max Verstappen was a five-place schedule penalty.

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Paul di Resta was at the SkyPad to analyze why Max Verstappen was a five-place schedule penalty.

Paul di Resta was at the SkyPad to analyze why Max Verstappen was a five-place schedule penalty.

requested how he felt over the penalty, said Verstappen Sky Sports F1: “No surprises there. I knew already last night.

“I never get presents from them, so that’s okay.

“But in the end once i knew i started seventh i was just very motivated to move forward and that’s exactly what we did.

“We had a good first round and after five rounds we were second again. than me just tried to keep the gap small what we’ve been doing all this time race so they couldn’t make an extra stop.

“It gave me the fastest lap at the end, so I was definitely happy with Which.”

Red Bull's Max Verstappen overtakes Pierre Gasly in for  third and then Fernando Alonso for second    during the Qatar GP.

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Red Bull’s Max Verstappen overtakes Pierre Gasly in for third and then Fernando Alonso for second during the Qatar GP.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen overtakes Pierre Gasly in for third and then Fernando Alonso for second during the Qatar GP.

Wanted of he felt hard done by in greetings to the stewards, the Dutchman replied: “I don’t want to have too many over to talk because I don’t want until give anyone the pleasure of being there even over to talk more. But it is of of course not great.”

The extra point that Verstappen achieved for the race’s fastest lap meant he left Qatar with a slightly larger one points lead than he would have done otherwise for just finish second.

Two more to go: how it’s going in the title hunts

drivers’ Points
1) Max Verstappen 351.5
2) Lewis Hamilton 343.5
Constructors’
1) Mercedes 546.5
2) Red Bull 541.5

Thanks to die retention of the points lead, Verstappen is already guaranteed whatever happens at least in title fight goes to the season-closing Abu Dhabi GP on December 12, while that is not yet definitively the case for Hamilton.

That’s because Verstappen was able to take his first title in Saudi Arabia next week, but to do that, Hamilton must be 18 . surpass points – something that only happened once this season (Monaco).

The remaining races in F1 2021 – live on air sports

5th of December GP of Saudi Arabia
12 December Abu Dhabi GP

Meanwhile, the Dutchman also played down the impact of the offlanes between Red Bull and Mercedes could have on his focus on track.

“Racing is not” complicatedhe insisted. “It has a brake pedal, an accelerator and a steering wheel.

“There is a lot of show around, but I think if drivers we know what to do and everything else around it is not really relevant for me. l just really need to focus on my job.”

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