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Verstappen: A long run to Turn 1 so let’s see what happens

Max Verstappen was expected to clean up in qualifying for the 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix, but Mercedes turned on the heat by locking out the front row meaning the Red Bull driver will start from third place on the grid. Talk before qualifying was how Red Bull would stay ahead of Mercedes to Turn 1, 800 metres from the start line, such was the dominance of Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez FP3 on Friday. But in the hours between sessions, Mercedes unleashed some mighty muscle which gave Valtteri Bottas the ammo to snatch pole against the odds, with Lewis Hamilton second and Verstappen, shy six-tenths of a second when it mattered in Q3, third best. However, the fact that both Bulls, on the...
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