Why is Max Verstappen facing investigation from F1 stewards? Reviewing the latest on the Red Bull ace’s Singapore trouble

The ‘unbeatable’ Bulls were dreadfully tame this weekend as Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez had an unimpressive and fairly bad weekend in the Marina Bay circuit. In this year’s Singapore GP, the championship leader was excited to race post the circuit changes.

However, disaster fell as both the Red Bulls were snuffed out in Q2 post a plethora of challenges for its drivers. The weekend wasn’t any better as they couldn’t even snatch a podium post the magnanimous battle between, Ferrari, McLaren and Mercedes.

F1 stewards’ Max Verstappen investigation

Verstappen had a strange moment in Q1 where, he had held up both the Silver Arrows on pit exit. Although, he pulled away later on, the F1 stewards have decide to investigate this incident and further hand out the required decision to the teams and drivers.

In another event, this time during Q2 session, Max had impended Yuki Tsunoda on his flying lap by going slow on the racing line. The Red Bull driver was increasingly frustrated with the slow pace and behavior of the car leading to uneventful rather, a mishap filled weekend for him in Singapore.

The F1 stewards did not particularly target Max though, multiple drivers including Logan Sargeant are being investigated for going slow on the racing line in Sector-3 during their out laps.

Verstappen’s Singapore weekend 

Max Verstappen was one of the favorites to win this Grand Prix. Max fans expected that the Dutch driver would goon to extend his record breaking streak of 10 wins. But, it seems like the track had other plans for him this time and he couldn’t even manage to find himself on the podium.

This race was in no circumstances a true display of Max’s talents or the ability of Red Bull’s car. It’s simply one of those races where everything goes wrong and you can’t manage to find an actual working solution for it.

A very interesting trivia comes from ESPN F1, that, Michael Schumacher is the only driver to have appeared on podium every race for a single season, a record which experts thought Max Verstappen maybe able to achieve this year taking into account his amazing skills and power of the ‘Raging Bull’.

Verstappen News have provided impressive stats that complement Max Verstappen’s race craft. They posted on their official Twitter claiming Max was able to gain 18 seconds in mere 5 laps starting the race.

The underdog teams of this season have shown the progress they’ve made on this circuit. There was an intense battle among for the race win but in the end, Carlos Sainz managed to clinch the first spot with his presence of mind and an incredible tactics.

We were extremely fascinated by the Singapore GP, do you think this has been the best race so far or would consider this race as a normal one, do let us know.


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