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Tire expert Van de Grint: "For Verstappen, being second was a nice bonus"

For Max Verstappen the British Grand Prix turned out slightly better than expected. Instead of finishing third he crossed the finish line in second place and if he hadn't gotten new tyres he could have passed Hamilton. Nevertheless, Red Bull Racing's decision to bring Verstappen in was the right one, says tyre specialist Kees van de Grint. Did it cost Verstappen the victory? In conversation with Motorsport.com former tire expert Van de Grint says: "No, that's too easy", when asked if it cost him the victory. "You just have to do it at that moment, make that choice. It was a good decision at that moment: opting for safety and that extra point." Read more Photographer...
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