Brundle: ‘Team Verstappen’ were surprised by Perez pace

Pundit and ex-Formula 1 driver Martin Brundle suspects that those who are part of 'team Max Verstappen' would have been surprised by the race pace of Sergio Perez. Max Verstappen's attempts to secure race victory from P15 were denied by strong race pace from Sergio Perez, who managed to maintain a healthy lead over the Dutchman. Once the reigning World Champion moved up into second place, he was unable to make much ground into the five-second lead held by Perez in the closing laps of the race, albeit with both cars nursing potential car troubles. Speaking in his column for…

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