‘There’s no reason to suddenly be different,’ Max Verstappen dismisses claims of being pressured during title defense season »FirstSportz

Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen, the Red Bull driver had a 2021 season that left nothing like a fairy tale to him. A season in which it was difficult for fans to cancel either Verstappen and the seven-time world champion. Lewis Hamilton ended with the Dutchman holding off the British driver and preventing him from winning a record eight titles.

The showdown at the final race of the season at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has Formula One fans split in relation to race director Michael Masi’s controversial decision just before the final lap of the race. for a 24-year-old tennis player. rider an advantage to attack Hamilton in the final lap and take home his first title.

The approaching Formula One season begins with the lights off in pre-season testing in February 23 will see a lot of new changes rolled out, especially on the technical side. All 10 teams will expect to adjust themselves in regulation with these changes to maximize their chances of having a successful season.

Similarly, we can only expect Max to continue his form into 2021 for another successful year to come and possibly another title win.

Max Verstappen under pressure to become the defending champion

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Max Verstappen after winning the WDC (World Drivers Championship) in 2021

Red Bull’s new car for the season, RB18 was launched on 9 February, earlier this month there were interviews lined up for the team where the recently crowned winning driver was asked if he feels more pressure because he is now is the defending champion.

For that, the Dutch answered, “No, I just do what I do all the time. There’s no reason to suddenly be different. Of course, as a driver you have to get used to the new rules, not that you just jumped in but an upgrade from last year. So that’s going to be the biggest adaptation but the rest, it’s pretty simple. ”

Pre-season testing begins on February 23 in Barcelona, ​​where Max will drive the all-new RB18. Although, Max mentioned that there is still a lot to know about the car.

“Personally, I feel good. It is important that you prepare yourself in the best possible way physically. But you don’t know about the car, so that’s why I was curious to see how the car performs on the track.‘ he added.

Max Verstappen will be joined by Red Bull driver Sergio Pérez for the upcoming season.

Also read: Lewis Hamilton or Max Verstappen? Lando Norris offers ‘position’ with a conundrum

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