Former Formulation One World Champion Mika Hakkinen says that Crimson Bull at present have one of the best bundle in F1 regardless of Ferrari having a quicker automobile.
Max Verstappen was capable of safe his sixth win of the season final weekend in Canada as he was capable of fend off stress from Carlos Sainz through the last few laps of the race. This meant that Verstappen at present leads the motive force’s standings and has a 49-point benefit over Charles Leclerc, who’s within the third spot.
Former World Champion Hakkinen commented in his column for Unibet that Crimson Bull at present have one of the best bundle to assault the Championships and is just too robust in the mean time for the remainder. Nonetheless, the Finnish racing legend identified that the one potential downside for the Milton Keyes-based crew could possibly be their reliability points.
“We didn’t have any doubt that Max is answerable for the championship earlier than the weekend and the end in Montreal confirms that Crimson Bull’s bundle is just too robust in the mean time.”
“They’ve straight-line velocity, good steadiness, and a automobile that Max can clearly work with on each kind of circuit. Montreal is the sort of circuit the place you want somewhat little bit of every part good confidence underneath braking and low-speed efficiency, however robust traction for the straights the place you’ll be able to overtake and Max’s automobile seemed sensible all over the place.”
The one downside for Crimson Bull seems to be reliability. As soon as once more we noticed a problem within the race for Checo Perez.”
“That will need to have made the crew nervous on a day when Max actually wanted to benefit from Leclerc ranging from the again of the grid, so the good consequence can have been a reduction for them. Reliability appears to be the one factor Max, Checo [Perez], and the crew wants to fret about,” stated Hakkinen.
The previous World Champion continued by saying that Ferrari can nonetheless problem Crimson Bull for the Championships if they will get on high of their reliability points. He additionally stated that the Italian crew would want some luck and hope that Verstappen would run into hassle.
“Ferrari has a fast automobile but it surely’s fragile. Crew boss Mattia Binotto is correct to say that it’s higher to have a quick automobile with some reliability points than a gradual automobile which finishes.”
“If the crew can get on high of their reliability issues, Charles and Carlos can positively problem Crimson Bull once more, though that 49-point hole between Max and Charles is just not going to be simple to shut down.”
“Not solely do Ferrari have to win some races, in addition they want Max to hit hassle,” stated Hakkinen.