The Dutch pilot Max Verstappen (Red Bull), who finished second in the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix After having started from pole position, he admitted that not winning the race is “a shame”, but wanted to “get the positive” which is that they fought as equals with the Mercedes.
“It’s a shame, but you have to bring out the positive side, we have managed to fight with them and that is great as the start of the season”, admitted Verstappen, outperformed by team strategy Mercedes, who brought forward the change of tires of the English Lewis hamilton to get ahead, and then in the final fight he overtook him, but he did it off the track.
The 23-year-old Dutch driver also complained of problems with the accelerator during the race. “I don’t know what happened there, I think it hasn’t been solved during the race. We have to look at it, but we finished the race and got good points.“, he finished.