Max Verstappen had a improbable 2022 F1 season. The Dutch driver received a document 15 out of twenty-two races and received the driving force’s championship with 4 races to spare. Even after such an amazing season, Verstappen highlighted three of his hardest race weekends of the season and what went fallacious.
Verstappen, in an look on Viaplay’s F1Talks, selected Monaco, Silverstone, and Singapore as his three “worst” weekends this 12 months. He mentioned:
“Monaco, Silverstone… I might go for Singapore. That was only a horrible weekend, every little thing went fallacious.”
Verstappen had issue qualifying in Monaco after his teammate Sergio Perez introduced the session to a untimely finish resulting from spinning out in his last run. This meant Verstappen began fourth in a race the place overtaking was very tough.
At Silverstone, the Dutch driver obtained ground harm early on resulting from a multi-car crash on the primary lap that left a whole lot of particles on the observe. Verstappen pitted for a change of tires after assuming the lack of tempo was resulting from a tire puncture, nevertheless it was later revealed to be ground harm. The driving force completed seventh and had his championship lead reduce all the way down to 34 factors.
Based on Verstappen, his most tough race weekend was in Singapore, a race that’s infamous for being very onerous on drivers. The Dutchman mentioned:
“From the setup of the automotive on Friday, the problems with working the automotive, not sufficient gas in qualifying after which every little thing went fallacious within the race. Typically you simply have these weekends. Singapore was a weekend to neglect.”
Max Verstappen had a poor Singapore GP after a tough Saturday qualifying meant the 25-year-old needed to begin from eighth on the grid. After a sudden lack of efficiency within the automotive and a number of errors by the Dutch driver, he completed seventh.
Max Verstappen feels nothing has modified even after profitable two world championships
The Dutch prodigy has received two World Championships within the final two years and his 35 profession wins have been spectacular in themselves. Nonetheless, the younger champion doesn’t really feel any totally different. When requested what had modified after profitable his second championship, Max Verstappen mentioned:
“Normally, not a lot, solely that must win a championship was gone, as a result of I felt I had achieved all of the targets in Formulation 1. As I mentioned again then, something that comes after is a bonus. That most likely takes a little bit of the strain off, however don’t confuse that with dropping a little bit of motivation.”
Max Verstappen will look to go for 3 in a row subsequent season and can intention to interrupt a number of data alongside the best way.