Coronel cautious after Verstappen win: 'Mercedes has an advantage'

25-10-2021 18:59 | Updated: 25-10-2021 19:54
by GPblog.com
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Coronel cautious after Verstappen win: 'Mercedes has an advantage'

Last Friday in the broadcast of Ziggo Sport Formula 1 Café Tom Coronel had a bit of a stomach ache. The Dutch driver feared the speed of the Mercedes cars. Despite the victory of Max Verstappen, Coronel sees that Mercedes is still stronger.

Did he get rid of the stomach ache after Verstappen's win at the United States Grand Prix? "I did lose some of it, but I could still see that the Mercedes was still the faster car", Coronel tells the Dutch branch of Motorsport.com.

"Everyone is like, 'Oh, so it will be fine'. Well, with Max it went right, because in my opinion Max was stronger than the car. That's where I do see Mercedes still having a little advantage", he continues.

Title battle decided in Abu Dhabi

Coronel himself will be present in Abu Dhabi, as according to him, the battle for the title will be decided there. "I will be in Abu Dhabi and I am going there to celebrate and there is only one reason for that. They [Hamilton and Verstappen] are both going all out, which makes it very special. That's why this is going to be a really cool year, you'll see. It's already a cool year, but it's going to happen in the last race, the last lap, the last corner. That's what we want to see."

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