05 Aug 2022

Red Bull can’t afford slip-ups even with “great lead”

Verstappen scored his eighth victory of the season in Hungary last weekend to extend his advantage over Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in the drivers’ championship to 80 points.

It came despite an engine issue in qualifying that forced Verstappen to start the race from 10th place on the grid, and a spin during the race that cost him a couple of positions.

But Verstappen warned that even with such a healthy points buffer, Red Bull had to remain vigilant to avoid any mistakes…

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