Continued confidence in Verstappen: 'He will still be world champion'

02-08-2021 19:47 | Updated: 02-08-2021 20:51
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Continued confidence in Verstappen: 'He will still be world champion'

Max Verstappen saw his leading position in the world championship disappear last weekend. The Dutchman came through a damaged car not further than tenth place, while Hamilton finished in the top three. Nevertheless, Tom Coronel keeps faith in his fellow countryman.

The Red Bull Racing driver seemed to be heading for a wonderful summer break. Before the British Grand Prix he was more than 30 points ahead in the world championship and had the form to go on holiday with a good lead. However, nothing was further from the truth. After the race in Hungary, he was even slightly behind.

Confidence in Verstappen

Coronel told in conversation with the Algemeen Dagblad that he was disappointed with the incidents of the last two weeks. "I try to be objective, but I can't. I'm too involved. I am too involved. But I had contact with Max after the race and he remained so calm himself. Then I have to be too."

However, the analyst still has faith in Verstappen. "Normally Red Bull is the team that develops best during the season. So yes, he will still be world champion. It will just be decided in the last corner of the last lap in the last race."

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