Damon Hill: “Max Verstappen doesn’t need it at all” / Formula 1

Formula 1 champion Max Verstappen on Damon Hill: The 62-year-old Englishman says the 24-year-old Dutchman is doing so effectively and what possibilities Mercedes have.


Max Verstappen seems determined for his second consecutive world title: No different Formula 1 driver has gained in two months, Verstappen heads into Singapore with 5 wins in a row and a commanding lead within the Drivers’ World Championship.

Englishman Damon Hill (62) displays World Cup races as a Formula 1 skilled for British Sky. In the podcast F1 Nation he says of 31-time GP winner Verstappen: “He doesn’t take any pointless dangers. Because Max doesn’t need him at all. He’s in management, is not he? He drives in extremely relaxed and good, absolute prime type. »

“I bear in mind at Zandvoort watching him put his automobile into quick proper corners at the again of the observe, lap after lap. There wasn’t even a wheel within the sand, simply unimaginable, this precision.”

With little left for opponents, Mercedes-Benz continues to be winless for the season after 16 races. 22-time GP winner Hill continues: «I’m certain – there can be one or one other loopy race after which Mercedes can strike. Some races will certainly be held within the rain, for instance Suzuka, after which every thing is feasible. And if Red Bull Racing stops growth, Ferrari and Mercedes can be respiratory down their necks all the best way to Abu Dhabi.”

Italian Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale Monza

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:20:27.511 hrs
02. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +2.446sec
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +3.405
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +5.061
05. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +5.380
06. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, +6.091
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +6.207
08. Pierre Gasly (F), Alpha Tauri, +6.396
09. Nyck de Vries (NL), Williams, +7.122
10. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +7.910
11. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +8,323
12. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +8.549
13. Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Yuki Tsunoda (J), Alpha Tauri, +1 Rde
15. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (DK), Haas, +1 lap
Daniel Ricciardo (AUS), McLaren, engine hassle
Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, Energy Recovery
Fernando Alonso (E), Alpine, water loss, engine overheat
Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, vitality restoration

Championship standings (after 16 of twenty-two races)

the motive force
01. Verstappen 335 factors
02. Leclerc 219
03. Perez 210
04.Russell 203
05. Saenz 187
06.Hamilton 168
07. Norris 88
08. Okon 66
09.Alonso 59
10. Bottana 46
11. Gasly 22
12. Magnussen 22
13. The Hague 20
14. Ricciardo 19
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Slope 6
18. Stroll 5
19. Albon 4
20. De Vries 2
21. Latifi 0
22. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Trophy
01. Red Bull Racing 545 factors
02.Ferrari 406
03.Mercedes 371
04. Alpine 125
05. McLaren 107
06. Alfa Romeo 52
07. Haas 34
08. Alfatouri 33
09. Aston Martin 25
10.Williams 6


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