The leader of the World Championship smiles: “I have no particular objectives, maybe to overcome everyone … I think Hamilton will be stronger here because Mercedes has brought some updates”
The leader of the F1 World Championship jokes about it: he wants to “double all” at Silverstone and says that “sleeping” is the thing he does best besides driving. So Max Verstappen at the official conference of the British GP.
“We run on one of my favorite tracks”, explained Max Verstappen, “very fast and technical, very exciting. My goal? Well, for us at Red Bull it’s just another weekend in which to try to win, there are no big changes that can be made but many small details to fix. Maybe, well, I could try to double everyone ”, smiled the Dutchman who leads the standings with 32 points over Hamilton. And speaking of Mercedes, according to Max it will not be easy to beat the direct opponent because “I think they will be much closer here at Silverstone, they have brought updates and I expect them to be even more competitive”.
verstappen and sleep
“Sleeping is what I do best after driving,” Max replied to a young fan who asked him what his best quality was after racing. “And then there’s another thing but I can’t say it here …”, smiled the Red Bull driver. “How does a driver stay focused when he is leading the race and dominating? Well, people may think that when you are first and you have a big advantage, you risk falling asleep but you don’t. In F1 you go very fast and you don’t have time to distract yourself, you check a lot of things to see if they all work, you just drive at three hundred hours ”.
July 15, 2021 (change July 15, 2021 | 17:21)
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