“It solely makes Purple Bull angrier”
Thus far the observe restrict guidelines have price Max Verstappen a victory, a pole place and a degree for the quickest lap. This triggered lots of dialogue, particularly as a result of the foundations aren’t at all times enforced persistently. Seven occasions GP-winner Montoya thinks this dialogue overshadows the title battle between Verstappen and Hamilton.
Frustration solely makes Purple Bull extra motivated
Certainly, that battle is nice, Montoya agrees. “It’s nice for tv, particularly as a result of two completely different groups are combating one another. Lately, Components 1 was lacking one thing, and now to see Purple Bull and Mercedes competing in opposition to one another is lots of enjoyable,” mentioned the Colombian in dialog with Motorsport.com. “However the observe limits make it a bit too controversial. I perceive that they wish to make the circuits safer, but it surely’s very troublesome to regulate and perceive why generally it is improper and generally not.”
Nonetheless, he’s satisfied that the frustration that is inflicting Purple Bull is barely making them extra decided to beat Mercedes. “It solely makes Purple Bull angrier. They wish to beat Mercedes extremely badly, and that makes it very cool to look at,” Montoya continued. “Helmut Marko will not be somebody with lots of endurance, and I do not assume Max is both. So in the event that they get the possibility to go for it, they positively will.”
As well as, Montoya additionally sees a luck issue with Hamilton. “In Imola, he made an enormous mistake that despatched him off the observe, after which he was fortunate to get a pink flag. Somebody with that a lot luck and expertise could be very laborious to beat”, Montoya concludes.