“I’m still not happy with the explanation of what happened in Baku because I don’t think it’s completely clear, at least for the people outside the paddock, ie the supporters. I know what happened, the team knows what happened, but what was officially communicated is very confused. Anyway that’s okay, life goes on, let’s go on hoping that from now on we can be safe in the car and that nothing more happens “. So Max Verstappen as reported by the English newspaper Racefans.net he stressed that he was not yet satisfied with the outcome of a case that cost him 25 if not 26 points in the standings.
Tires and weight: Hamilton has the solution
After what happened in Baku, where the left rear tires of Lance Stroll and Max Verstappen exploded in the long straight section without giving any warning to the drivers and teams at the wall, Pirelli and the FIA have taken measures to safeguard the integrity of the tires. and consequently the safety of the pilots, who supported on Friday an hour and a half meeting with Pirelli manager Mario Isola and Race Director Michael Masi to address the issue.
90 minutes of responses to the pilots
Verstappen explained what changed after Azerbaijan this weekend in France: “Basically you run with higher tire pressures, so you have less grip, but obviously this applies to everyone – added Verstappen – I don’t think there will be a team that will have more disadvantages than others. In addition, I am happy that everything is being checked more thoroughly “.