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Christian Horner after Belgian GP qualifying: 'Max has been absolutely on fire'

Published on 27 August 2022 by Bryan van Berlo

Christian Horner, Team Principal of Oracle Red Bull Racing, reflects after today’s qualifying session for the Belgian Grand Prix: "It was an unbelievable Qualifying from Max today, the lap time was so good he didn’t need to do the second run. He has been absolutely on fire this weekend. It’s a hard fight from P15 and there are always risks associated with that but we are in for a fantastic race tomorrow with Max and Charles fighting their way through the field. Checo also had a brilliant qualifying, he is perfectly poised to take on Carlos at the front.”

“History has shown us with Sebastian a few years ago, Daniel Riccardio and even Max that at the start, with that run up the hill, the tow is very powerful with the DRS closed. We discussed ahead of time and agreed that tactically P2 may be a better place to start. Yes P1 is traditionally the best place to start but here its all to play for. There is going to be a lot to keep on top of tomorrow.”

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