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‘Luckily’ Schumacher actually helped Verstappen at COTA

Rather than hinder him, Max Verstappen says having Mick Schumacher ahead in Austin helped him to secure the race win. As Verstappen approached Haas' Schumacher in the closing stages to lap him, all the while as Lewis Hamilton closed in, Schumacher did not yield immediately to the leading duo. It almost gave Red Bull team principal Christian Horner a heart attack on the pit wall, but in fact Schumacher's presence was a major benefit to Verstappen. Picking up DRS down the main straight, Verstappen received a timely straight-line pace boost as Hamilton harried, looking to turn P2 into a race victory. Verstappen did indeed go on to win the United States Grand Prix, stretching his lead in the...
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