Red Bull hung Verstappen out to dry

Red Bull hung Verstappen out to dry

OPINION: Red Bull said it saw no way of pitting Max Verstappen for a second time without consigning itself to defeat in the Hungarian Grand Prix, but that decision left our technical expert shouting at his TV to try something different

The Hungarian Grand Prix was the fourth Formula 1 race in a row where we had action more or less right through the field. From the lights going out until the chequered flag, the podium positions were always in question. But there's been one common denominator in all of those races, and his name is Max Verstappen.

After getting his first pole in 93 tries he made a great start and led pretty much from lap one until lap 67 - only relinquishing the lead during that spell when he stopped six laps earlier than Lewis Hamilton.

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