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Verstappen 'can feel the extra power' from new Honda power unit, hopes for wet race

A week on from his first race retirement of the year, Max Verstappen now faces the challenge of starting from the back of the grid for the 2019 Italian Grand Prix but has been buoyed by an encouraging Friday. Verstappen made it as far as turn three in Belgium and arrived in Monza knowing he'd start the race from the rear of the field owing to a new Honda power unit being fitted to his car. Despite the penalty of starting at the back, Verstappen remains confident of a strong race after Friday's two free practice sessions left him impressed with Honda's new power unit. “It was a good day,' said Verstappen. 'Of course, the conditions were a bit tricky out there, but the car was working...
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