Niki Lauda impressed by Max Verstappen

Published on 14 Nov 2016 09:50
image

Niki Lauda has heaped praise on Max Verstappen after his Driver of the Day-winning drive in Brazil.

The Red Bull driver took third place in the wet race, despite almost crashing earlier in the race.

"This race was incredible to watch, though I did not understand with the Safety Car start," Lauda told Sky Sports. "Lewis and Nico did a perfect job coming first and second. Verstappen was outstanding, the way he passed everybody so it was an interesting race."

Lauda refused to credit Verstappen's performance to his fresher tyres late in the race, and said the race proved just how good he it.

"Nevertheless, he did the job, unbelievable, the way he passed it was just incredible. I knew the guy is good but he proved to everybody what he can do."



Replies (0)

AZ
        Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Local time
Give your opinion!
Will 2017's new regulations bring more exciting racing?





Driver profile
Name NL Max Verstappen
Active As Red Bull Racing Driver in Formula 1
Date of birth Sep 30 1997 (19)
Weight 70 kg
Length 1.80m
City Monaco
210,699 comments on Verstappen
610 members have this driver as their favourite
Tweets about Max Verstappen
Track Baku City Circuit
 
Track Baku City Circuit
Location AZ Baku, Azerbaijan
Website Website
 
Formula 1 Calendar
Previous Grand Prix: 25 June 2017
AZ Azerbaijan Grand Prix Azerbaijan Grand Prix
Next Grand Prix: 9 July 2017
AT Grand Prix of Austria Grand Prix of Austria