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Max needs things to go ‘a bit wrong at the front' in Sochi

Max Verstappen concedes his chances of scoring good points in Russia could rest on a first lap incident at the front of the field. The Dutchman is starting the Russian Grand Prix from 20th place on the grid, Red Bull have made the call to put him onto his fourth Honda hybrid system for this season. With that penalty in mind, Verstappen put in all of two laps in qualifying, not even bothering to set a lap time. Lining up at the very back of the grid, the Red Bull driver admits he probably needs things to go 'a bit wrong at the front' for him to get a good points-haul this Sunday. 'I don't know,' he conceded as per crash.net when asked about a potential recovery drive. 'It depends on the...
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