Max Verstappen was pleased with the RB18’s performance, but acknowledged that he and his team needed to make sure the car was reliable: “That’s why we have to be on top of it.”
The 2022 Formula 1 season has given Red Bull Racing a great start. In the first five races, the Milton Keynes development saw three car failures due to reliability issues. Both Verstappen and Sergio Perez were eliminated in Bahrain, while only the Mexicans in Australia were able to reach the final. He has won all the races that Verstappen finished. However, to claim the world title, continuity is very important.
“It was a good comeback after a tough start to the weekend,” Verstappen was quoted as saying. Telegraph. “The car has a lot of potential, but we need to make sure it’s reliable. We’ll have to fix some more problems. My Friday was bad and Sergio had problems during the race. It’s not the best.”
Far up and down
The 24-year-old driver continues: “The weekend at Imola was flawless, but it still goes up and down.” Verstappen is pleased that the RB18 is faster: “It’s even better than a slow car, it’s reliable. But if things go awry, it can go the wrong way, too.
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