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News Carlos Sainz: Max Verstappen is the best driver of Formula 1

10:15  07 august  2020
10:15  07 august  2020 Source:   motorsport-total.com

ex-Formula 1 driver crashes with Hypercar

 ex-Formula 1 driver crashes with Hypercar © Getty Images Adrian Sutil apparently crashed in Monaco with a Hypercar This accident was expensive! Former Formula 1 driver Adrian Sutil apparently crashed in Monaco with a brand new McLaren Senna LM. The car drove into a lamppost. This is shown by images from the principality. The pictures also show Sutil sitting on the side of the road next to the car. The car with 800 PS is not even officially available and was only built 20 times. The price of the car is apparently one million euros.

2020 Season Driver Standings Constructor Standings Archive 1950-2019 F 1 Awards. Drivers . Stability is the name of the game for the 2020 season, with eight of the 10 Formula 1 teams fielding unaltered line-ups in their bid for Grand Prix glory. Max Verstappen . Carlos Sainz . McLaren.

Max Emilian Verstappen (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑks eːˈmilijɑn vɛrˈstɑpə(n)]; born 30 September 1997) is a Belgian-Dutch racing driver who competes under the Dutch flag in Formula One with Red Bull Racing.

Carlos Sainz und Max Verstappen waren Teamkollegen bei Toro Rosso © LAT Carlos Sainz and Max Verstappen were team-mates at Toro Rosso

Although he may not have had the same success, Max Verstappen is in no way inferior to Lewis Hamilton , thinks Carlos Sainz. "Max is, was and became one of the strongest, if not the strongest, drivers in the field right now," says the Spaniard. "He is very, very, very good."

Sainz should know because he was once Verstappen's team-mate at Toro Rosso before he was pulled up to Red Bull. He didn't see a weakness in him, because the Dutchman is good in many areas. "No matter what you would ask me about, he's extremely competitive or extremely good at it."

And although Verstappen is a tough nut to crack as a team-mate, Sainz was happy to be his stable mate: "I learned a lot and it made me a better driver today," he emphasizes.

"I have only good things to say about him when it comes to driving. And he's a really cool guy," said the McLaren driver. "I'm fine with him."

Red Bull Ring MotoGP: Vinales beats Miller to pole .
Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales turned around his fortunes after a tough Friday at the Austrian Grand Prix to take MotoGP pole by 0.068 seconds from Jack Miller. © Gold and Goose / Motorsport Images Maverick Vinales, Yamaha Factory Racing tVinales admitted after Friday he was “lost” with the set-up of his YZR-M1 as the grip issues which blighted his Czech GP had carried over. But the Spaniard was on fine form on Saturday, getting straight into Q2 in FP3 and snatching his first pole since Phillip Island last year.Vinales set the early pace in Q2 with a 1m23.

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