“These things can happen,” says Max Verstappen who consoled George Russell for “making mistakes” in the Canadian GP – FirstSportz

He Canadian GP It was full of surprises for multiple teams on the grid. Mercedes achieved a great comeback after its disappointing start to the season. Red Bull continued its struggles despite Max Verstappen get a victory in the race. However, George RussellThe Montreal race was ruined due to multiple mistakes made by the Briton. Therefore, the current world champion consoled the Briton for this.

George Russell He had high hopes of winning the race from pole position after a poor winning streak of almost two years. Furthermore, Red Bull’s declining pace further increased the chances of a Mercedes victory. However, after losing the victory, Russell was expected to be disappointed with the situation. That’s why, Max Verstappen He comforted him and told him that these things happened while he was pushing the limit.

I told George already before, he was a bit upset with himself, and I said: ‘Mate, these things can happen. We are all pushing to the limit.

Max Verstappen told George Russell after the race.

The race winner further highlighted that sometimes the risks were worth it, while sometimes a mistake ended everything. Still, Verstappen made sure to stay positive and mentioned that this was all part of the motorsport process. The Dutchman guaranteed that Russell would analyze the situation and learn from it, as everyone was still very young and had plenty of time.

Sometimes it works out, and sometimes you make one mistake too much, and it can catch you out.’ But that’s racing, I'm sure he will learn and look back at it. We’re all very young still, you learn a lot.

added Max Verstappen.

Max Verstappen claimed Mercedes had the ‘overall fastest car’ at Canadian GP

Mercedes’ P3 and P4 finish in the Canadian GP It was the best result so far this season. Therefore, the improvements included in the car in the Monaco GP It definitely paid dividends in this race. The team will look forward to the next races and will introduce more updates. Brackley are currently far behind in the championship battle.

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Max Verstappen (via IMAGO)

Max Verstappen did not achieve victory with the easiest driving. The Dutchman had to fight in an action-packed Montreal race. Additionally, during qualifying, Mercedes had the fastest lap times during the Q2 session. Therefore, Verstappen noted that they had the fastest car overall in Canada. Hence Russell’s disappointment was evident even though it was too easy to make a mistake.

For sure, I think overall Mercedes had the fastest car, so I would also be dissapointed. But it’s so easy to make a mistake.

Max Verstappen pointed out.

The racing action offered at the Canadian GP has fans even more excited for the end of the season. The three or four best teams could group together towards the end of the constructors’ championship. McLaren and Ferrari have shown great development and Mercedes is expected to do the same.

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