For Jacques Villeneuve Max Verstappen is not normal

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Jacques Villeneuve’s words.

Jacques Villeneuve took stock of the situation on “This year we have already seen good battles between Ferrari and Red Bull. Ferrari is just as strong if not stronger but Red Bull has a huge advantage. Nothing is decided yet, there are still many races to go but if the trend continues like this and if Verstappen continues to drive at this level it will be very difficult to stop them. Besides, Max is a machine, it’s not normal. He wasn’t even tired, I don’t think he even needs to go on vacation.”

“This year he is driving incredibly well and the team is not making mistakes. If something goes wrong, he and Red Bull always create the best conditions to fix it. Yesterday he could have limited the damage, he didn’t necessarily have to win, but he did it anyway. That’s how they approach the race: they don’t put pressure on themselves and then they play it very well,” he added.

“It seems that the car is getting more and more into Verstappen’s rhythm,” concluded the 1997 world champion, “Pérez seems to have lost some after Monaco, which is strange. Since the car has been equipped with upgrades it has struggled, as if these work better with Verstappen’s driving style. Before, however, it was the opposite.”

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