at The slightest sign of weakness from Mercedes, Red Bull goes on the attack, and in the united States has not been an exception. The austrian team has taken the decision to split the strategy of their drivers in qualifying, and while Daniel Ricciardo has faced the Q2 with the gums superblandas, Max Verstappen has done so with the soft tyres. With this bet executed face-to-career, the duel between the two pilots of Red Bull has finished with Daniel Ricciardo occupying the third position of the grill, while Max Verstappen will be on the fourth square.
Daniel Ricciardo has declared himself happy to the end of Q3: “I’m happy with the rating that we have had. Has been more or less the best we could expect today because we have shown a good progression and each time become more and more rapid”. All in all, the australian knows that is moving in a different strategy to their main rivals: “we Begin with the tires superblandos and the guys that are around me will come out with the soft, so I hope that everything works out well for me. we Suspect that was going to happen that“.
In this line, the pilot of Red Bull, explained: “With this strategy I hope to have something extra at the start of the race and be able to have a first round. The superblandos probably will not have as much scope as the softs, so we have to try to have at least a handful of turns out of traffic. The ideal is to get a good position when you turn off the lights and to be able to dictate my own pace without having to be in the fight against the traffic“.