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Formula 1 – Verstappen: “Norris deserved to win, it was a difficult race”

Formula 1 – Verstappen: “Norris deserved to win, it was a difficult race”

The Dutch world champion spoke about the race in Miami and the first win for his good friend Lando Norris in Formula 1.

In the Grand Prix Miami History was made when Lando Norris took his first Formula 1 win with a brilliant performance. The Briton took advantage of his team’s strategy and speed MCL38 He returned the British team to the top of the podium.

In fact, he left it behind Max Verstappen From Red Bull Racing, who had no response to his pace Norris With hard eraser. The Dutchman was not happy with the behavior of his car, and for the second time in six races this year, he did not achieve victory.

After the race, the world champion spoke about his experience in 57 laps in Miami: “We win and lose, we are used to it in matches. Today it was difficult in the race. With the medium tire I did not feel good, we were opening the gap, but not as we should. When we changed the tires I heard the times the McLaren team had done And I thought it was very fast. With the hard rubber, they had more speed and better rhythm, especially the flying Lando. The last part of the race was very difficult. If a bad day means second place then I accept it. I’m really happy for Lando “This will be his last victory. He deserved it today.”

When Jenson Button asked him to be more specific about his problems, the 26-year-old replied: “I was struggling with understeer, oversteer and overall grip on the track today. It’s something we have to understand. Hopefully it’s not their true image from now on. They got a promotion in Miami and it worked. We have work to do, and it’s “Our side was not the best match.”

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