Max Verstappen will not give Carlos Sainz any favors at Silverstone

Max Verstappen won’t do any favors for Carlos Sainz at Silverstone, the championship leader says he won’t change his approach, he is racing to win.

Sainz will start Sunday’s British Grand Prix from pole position, his first F1 pole in a qualifying session.

But while he is dreaming of turning that into a first race victory, the Ferrari driver has yet to step onto the top step of the podium, Verstappen wanted to continue his race and Red Bull.

The Dutchman will join Sainz at the top of the netchasing his seventh straight win for Red Bull, and his seventh win this season.

He saw no reason to hold back.

“The goal has always been to score points and always, of course, as much as possible,” he said, “and that’s how I’ve approached every race until now, so I don’t understand why this race suddenly need to be different.

“If I had the chance to look for it, I would definitely go for it. That’s how it goes in F1.

“There are still a lot of races where you need to score a lot of points to have a chance to win the championship.”

Light rain is likely throughout Sunday’s primordial, forecast for 12% at the start and dipping below 10 in the second half.

The teams have no real idea of ​​their race pace, with their long-distance runs on Friday also constrained by the weather.

“Everyone only runs about four laps [on Friday],” team boss Christian Horner told “That makes race speed an unknown factor for everyone, although the positive for us is that thanks to Checo we have two cars ahead.

“If it turns out to be a completely dry race, then strategy and tire wear will become important.”

Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko is rating Red Bull as the fastest team in the race.

“It is difficult to pass here,” he said German sky.

“We are in second and fourth place, so from a strategic and tactical point of view there is still a lot that can be done.

“I think at least we’ll be faster on race pace.”

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