Fernando Alonso Gives Helmut Marko a Scare as Rain Threatens Verstappen’s Dutch Grand Prix Win
Alonso's Pursuit of Verstappen After Restart Raises Heart Rates in Red Bull Camp
Fernando Alonso, driving for Aston Martin, provided a tense moment for Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko during the Dutch Grand Prix as he closed in on Max Verstappen after a late-race restart, with the threat of heavy rain adding drama to the race.
As Max Verstappen aimed to secure his record-equalling ninth consecutive victory on his home soil, unexpected weather conditions kept the race far from a smooth ride. Despite battling through rain and changing track conditions, Verstappen seemed poised to achieve his victory until another weather twist appeared on the horizon.