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Max Verstappen reflects on his challenges at the Miami GP

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Max Verstappen secured pole position at the Miami Grand Prix, but despite this achievement, he revealed some setbacks that ultimately hindered his chances of contending for the win. Following the race, Verstappen expressed surprise upon learning that Lando Norris was running on medium tires, a feat he believed he would not have been able to accomplish. Additionally, Verstappen shared some struggles he experienced with his Red Bull car, shedding light on the challenges he faced throughout the event.

Max Verstappen said, “When we took the car back to the garage, we also found that the floor was damaged and had a hole in which could have been picked up from hitting the cone.”

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“We also struggled with the tyres and balance of the car all weekend and I never felt too comfortable in the car. In the high speed I was understeering and we also struggled a lot with the grip with the tyres.”

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“It wasn’t our best weekend and it really shows that everything needs to work well to win races and it is not as easy as people might think. However, I am happy for Lando. Your first win is always emotional and he drove a great race: it was a long time coming and he deserved it today.”

Max Verstappen Praises Lando Norris

Max Verstappen

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In a thrilling Miami Grand Prix, Lando Norris secured his maiden Formula 1 victory, leaving fans and fellow drivers in awe. Among those offering praise was Max Verstappen, who acknowledged Norris’s impressive achievement.

Verstappen, representing Red Bull Racing, accepted defeat gracefully. He acknowledged Norris’s well-deserved victory and emphasized that racing involves both winning and losing. Verstappen and Norris share a close friendship off the track. Despite their competitive spirit, Verstappen commended Norris for his breakthrough win.

Verstappen described Norris’s performance as remarkable. He noted that Norris was “flying” during the race, making it incredibly difficult for Verstappen to catch up.

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I'm Moin Akhunji, a passionate sports writer renowned for my unique storytelling approach. My expertise spans across various sports, notably NASCAR, F1, and IndyCar. I hold a profound admiration for athletes like Chase Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr. When I'm not crafting articles, you'll likely find me trekking in the hills, indulging in my favorite hobby.
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