Verstappen doesn't give up: 'That's the difference with Hamilton'

15-09-2021 10:53 | Updated: 15-09-2021 12:55
by GPblog.com
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Verstappen doesn't give up: 'That's the difference with Hamilton'

Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton have not gone off the track together for the last time. That's what Marc Surer thinks, who in a video from Formel1.de states that there is one fundamental difference between the two drivers.

Verstappen gets the blame

Hamilton and Verstappen are fighting for the world title in 2021, and the longer the season goes on, the more pressure there is on the duels between them. There was another such duel in Italy, after Red Bull Racing ruined Verstappen's pit stop. The Dutchman did everything he could to get in front of Hamilton, but that action sent them off together.

The stewards largely blamed Verstappen for the incident, and decided that Verstappen gets a grid penalty for the next race. Surer calls it a 'racing incident' in his video. ''But if you look for a culprit for this incident, it's more Max Verstappen,'' the former Formula One driver said.

Waiting for the next crash

''Lewis has given up too often in duels like this. He knows he has to hit back now. If he can, he will avoid contact with Max, while Max will always keep going. That's the clear difference between the two drivers.''

''Since Silverstone, Hamilton is also trying to do this more, and that's not new. He did this before in battle with Nico Rosberg as well. When the going gets tough, he knows he has to go all out. The next time they go through a corner together, it will probably be another crash, because nobody will want to give in'', Surer concludes.

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