“I am thrilled to be back in Abu Dhabi. Last year’s race is not a good reference as there were multiple factors that contributed to the result. In the last few races we have lacked a bit of pace, but we hope that it won’t be like this this weekend. The Yas Marina circuit has undergone some changes and now the track is much faster. “
In view of Sunday’s big challenge, the Abu Dhabi gp which will assign the F1 Drivers’ World Championship to one between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, currently on equal points in the standings, the Dutch Red Bull lets himself reflect on this waiting for him. “I was saying that the track is faster – explains Verstappen – and it will be interesting to see how it will affect the set-up of the car. It is very important to have a good qualifying in Abu Dhabi, so we hope to be able to do it”. For sure, however it goes, 2021 will remain a year to remember.
“We have achieved many victories and had good moments this year – admits the Dutch ‘son of art’ – and we have been much more competitive in general than in previous years. So, as a team, we can be very happy and proud of what we have achieved. we have achieved this season. We are level on points and I know that as a team we will give everything to win this championship. ” According to Verstappen, Sunday’s “will be an exciting race and we want to end the season in the best possible way”.
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