Mercedes and Ferrari snubbed as Max Verstappen names rival F1 team with ‘best driver line-up’ | F1

The Red Bull driver dominated the Qatar Grand Prix to notch up his 14th victory from 17 races this season on a weekend he also clinched his third world title. Verstappen was crowned after a second-place finish behind Piastri in Saturday’s sprint race, before cruising to his latest win in the grand prix. Piastri took runner-up spot ahead of teammate Norris as a rejuvenated McLaren celebrated their second double podium in as many days. And Verstappen considers the McLaren duo to be a stronger pairing than the likes of Lewis Hamilton and George Russell at Mercedes, or Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Carlos Sainz. “I…

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