Verstappen confident of Miami podium despite P9 start
Max Verstappen, the Red Bull driver, remained optimistic despite a disappointing starting position of P9 for the Miami Grand Prix. Confident in his ability to make up ground during the race, Verstappen expressed his belief that his starting position would not be detrimental to his chances of reaching the podium.
After showcasing impressive pace during Friday’s practice sessions, Verstappen’s frustration was palpable as he crossed the finish line in qualifying. A combination of factors, including a mistake on his own part and Charles Leclerc’s crash, prevented Verstappen from completing a flying lap in Q3.