Date published: July 5 2020
Alex Albon has stated he totally comprehends why Red Bull has offered Max Verstappen exclusive access to a brand-new nose for his RB16.
Albon is going to need to wait up until at least the next race weekend, likewise happening Austria, prior to he can starting using the brand-new part himself as Verstappen has actually been offered both the race part and the accompanying extra.
Albon comprehends Red Bulls choice provided Verstappens extremely strong kind at the groups house circuit, where he has won both the 2018 and 2019 editions.
” Historically speaking, Max has had actually excellent outcomes here,” Albon informed Autosport when asked why Verstappen was provided concern over the new nose.
” I can not really fault the team for why they did it. I think come the second race, I will have the parts.
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Albon certified P5 for Sundays Austrian Grand Prix but was not entirely pleased with his first qualifying session of the season.
He added: “It feels great to be back in a certifying session and I enjoyed it, however Im not extremely happy with my outcome.
” I had a hard time a bit at the beginning but by the end I was ok. We just werent able to maximise it.
” On the very first run in Q3 I was too far behind the pack and although its not Monza, its similar here because a slipstream deserves a great portion of time, but there was some time in my driving too.
” On my 2nd Q3 run we got yellow flags after Bottas went off so that wasnt ideal but P5 on the grid isnt too bad and lets see how our race speed is.”
Turning attention back to Red Bulls brand-new RB16 nose, Verstappen is still not totally sure just how much time it is potentially worth to him and the group.
” Well, there was only one set,” stated Verstappen.
” They gave it to me. I suggest we are still understanding the distinction between the wings but you know its different viewpoints behind it.
” I cant really tell you just how much of a difference it is because I do not know. But yeah, were learning, were comprehending different things.”
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” I can not actually fault the group for why they did it. I believe come the second race, I will have the parts. Im not too concerned. Im just focusing on the task I have right now.”