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Max Verstappen: “It’s a long race and we will of course be going for the win”

Max Verstappen felt he got as much out of his car during Qualifying as he could, although it was not enough to get himself on pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Aston Martin Red Bull Racing driver ended third fastest, 0.360 seconds behind polesitter Lewis Hamilton, but thanks to a penalty to Valtteri Bottas, who qualified second on the grid, Verstappen will start on the front row on Sunday. Verstappen feels the Yas Marina Circuit is better suited to Mercedes than Red Bull, so to be as close as they were to them was good, and with the race pace of the RB15 stronger than it was in Qualifying, he feels confident he can go for the win on Sunday. “I’m pretty pleased with...
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