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Max Verstappen: Turbo lag cost me shot at British GP pole

Max Verstappen described his and Red Bull’s performance during British Grand Prix qualifying as “bittersweet”, believing turbo lag cost him a shot at pole position. Verstappen had been off the pace throughout the three practice sessions at Silverstone, trailing Red Bull team-mate Pierre Gasly, but ultimately qualified in fourth place. Verstappen’s Q3 lap left him within two-tenths of pole sitter Valtteri Bottas, with the Dutchman buoyed by the progress since practice but frustrated at missing out on a shot at top spot overall. “In a way I’m very happy because before qualifying I was really not happy,” Verstappen told MBC. “The whole weekend I...
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