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Verstappen expects midfield to be ‘a lot closer'

1 month ago   |   By PlanetF1

Max Verstappen isn't optimistic about Red Bull's pace at the Russian Grand Prix and expects the teams behind to be a lot closer.
The team hasn't enjoyed too much success at Sochi since it was added to the Formula 1 calendar in 2014. This is due to the low-downforce nature of it and the importance of straight-line speed.
Verstappen himself has never scored a podium at the track and thinks it will be difficult to stay ahead of the teams behind this time around.
“It's never been an amazing weekend for us in terms of competitiveness, I don't expect any miracles,” he said.
“Of course, there are...
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