Verstappen and Ricciardo sceptical: 'Might be a good race for the reserve drivers'

21-10-2021 20:42 | Updated: 21-10-2021 21:19
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Verstappen and Ricciardo sceptical: 'Might be a good race for the reserve drivers'

Next year there will even be a second race in the USA with a Grand Prix in Miami on the calendar. The rumour mill suggests a third GP weekend is added to the calendar. Las Vegas would like to host the event, but Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo are not so keen on this plan.

"In Vegas, maybe a few drivers will miss the race," Verstappen laughed at Motorsport-Magazin.com, referring to the fact that Las Vegas is the place to be to when it comes to gambling. Former teammate Ricciardo sees little point in it either. "That might be a good race for the reserve drivers".

Verstappen and Newey had a conversation

In the press conference, Verstappen was further asked about the meeting he had last week in Milton Keynes with top designer Adrian Newey." A special meeting I wouldn't call it either. I was going to the factory anyway to practice on the simulator. So we also spoke there, but we always do that," he told De Telegraaf.

What is possible for Red Bull Racing and the RB16B in the battle against Mercedes at COTA? "There are some things we can do better. In Turkey, we learned a lot again. We need to make sure we can get even more out of our package. The result was good in Istanbul, but our speed in general was not great."

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