We can not wait to see how the technological changes of 2022 will combine the card game in preparation for this news. The first two Grand Prix of the season gave us many answers, even though the season is still very young and a lot will change in the next few months.
Towards the Verstappen-Leclerc fight
We already thought it would take shape from the second week of the winter test in Bahrain and it was confirmed at the first two events of the season. After last year’s Verstopen-Hamilton competition, it looks like we’re looking at Verstappen and Leclerc’s competition.
For now, we can particularly notice the respect between the two. This contrasts with the tense weather at the end of the season a few months ago. Not that there was no respect between Hamilton and Verstappen, but the end of the season, clashes and controversies heightened the tension.
The same thing could happen between Leclerc and Verstappen if the title race was as strong as expected. For now, the battles are fantastic, but clean and we greet each other after races on the radio. Will the same situation continue in October? The future tells.
In fact, at some point in both races, respect may be a little higher! You saw those moments when Leclerc and Verstappen braked earlier than usual on the braking approach to pass another before the DRS detection point. As in the Jeddah, the two used this trick at the same time, both locking the wheels in front of the last corner. Note that I do not blame pilots for using all tactics and …