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      10-23-2020, 05:00 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by CalAcacian View Post
No, Stroll had just completed a fast lap and then went for a second fast lap. Max was starting a fast lap after a warm up lap.
Stroll was on an atypical driving pattern, and his engineer messed up by not calling out Max's presence near him.
Its practice and its Stroll and Verstappen driving the cars not their engineers.
A driver on a fast lap does not have to give way to another driver on a fast lap.
It should have been blatantly obvious to Verstappen that Stroll was going for a second fast lap.
Coming up to the turn, Verstappen was not on the racing line, he could see Stroll wasn't slowing to let him by and yet he still tried to go down the inside on the less than optimum line.
Its the same stupidity as Brazil and Ocon...Verstappen had been told that Ocon was catching him on fresh soft tyres and wanting to unlap himself and yet rather than let him by he turned into him. Its some weird ego thing Verstappen has...he would rather crash than do the smart/sensible thing.
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