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Max Verstappen's success costs his engineer money

Securing pole position for the Bahrain Grand Prix, Max Verstappen issued an amusing apology to his race engineer Gianpiero ‘GP’ Lambiase as his triumph came at the cost of 50 Euros. Verstappen, despite not leading in any of the preceding practice sessions, emerged victorious when it mattered most during Friday’s Q3 session in qualifying. The reigning World Champion clocked a remarkable 1:29.179, outpacing Charles Leclerc by 0.228 seconds, before promptly expressing remorse to his race engineer over the radio: “I’m so sorry, GP! Haha!” His team principal, Christian Horner, reassured him, acknowledging the accomplishment by stating, “Nothing to be sorry about Max, it was a good...
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