After Max Verstappen won at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the championship battle between the Red Bull driver and the defending champion Lewis Hamilton started very early. The international media is preparing for an epic duel and praising the Dutch for their achievements.
Verstappen gets 10 points as report score Gazzetta dello Sport. Italian sports newspapers compare the Dutch to robots.
“He immediately put pressure on Hamilton from the beginning and taught him a lesson in a humid environment.” According to the pink newspaper, Verstappen remained calm during the second part of the game. “He just keeps going. The 2021 title race has really started now.”
Analyst and former driver Ralf Schumacher (Ralf Schumacher) saw the German image Fight for yourself. “In advance I thought Hamilton would become the champion again, but due to the new financial rules and the brand new cars that must be developed next year, I think Mercedes will focus more on this. So Verstappen really has a chance.” Grand Prix championship.
Schumacher also saw a change in Verstappen. “He is a different Max. His talents have always been indisputable, but it is said that he can sometimes be a fool. In Bahrain, he has proven that he can drive smart and control.”
“We have now played two games, and there have been two great duels between Verstappen and Hamilton.” British Broadcasting Corporation. “This Formula One season will be a duel with a long history.”
The British channel saw a new model. “2021 is about Verstappen’s performance against Hamilton. All other drivers have been sentenced to supporting roles.”
Spanish Sports Newspaper brand From the first lap to the last lap, Verstappen was Imola’s best driver. “He must beat Hamilton, who is still driving well. As the lap time is the fastest, he has only maintained his World Cup lead.
American Competitive sports Verstappen could not catch an error. “He was impeccable under difficult conditions and worthy of winning. Verstappen proved that he was not intimidated by Hamilton and there was no problem in participating in the game. Hamilton himself made a rare mistake.”
Corriere dello Sport See two opposing faces fighting each other on Imola. The Italian newspaper wrote: “Hamilton is seeking final confirmation of the eighth world championship, which no one else can do. Verstappen wants to show that his potential is growing every year.”
“Finally, both of them can smile. Verstappen, because he was perfect from start to finish, except for the moment of reboot. Hamilton, because he knew he might have lost more because of the mistake in Tossa’s hairpin. integral.”