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Verstappen bracing for grid penalty, bogey track

Max Verstappen Max Verstappen is looking forward to the various challenges this weekend’s Formula 1 visit to Russia is expected to bring. Since joining the F1 schedule in 2014, Sochi has only ever been conquered by Mercedes (on four occasions by Lewis Hamilton, twice by Valtteri Bottas and once by Nico Rosberg). Red Bull by contrast only last year picked up its first ever podium at the circuit, with Verstappen finishing second to split the Silver Arrows. Making his life even tougher is the presence of a three-place grid penalty hanging over his head, following a controversial race-ending incident with Hamilton last time out at Monza. “I think you can reflect all you like but it’s...
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