After finishing four tenths ahead of Valtteri Bottas in FP2, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen was pleased with how his Mexico City Grand Prix weekend started.
Following a third-place finish in FP1 behind the two Mercedes drivers, the Dutchman responded with the quickest time in FP2.
While Verstappen is focused on Saturday’s qualifying session, he acknowledges that Friday was a positive day.
“It was quite a good day,” said Verstappen. “Of course, [we’re] always trying to improve the car, trying to make it feel better. In FP1 the track was very dirty, so in FP2 that was already a bit nicer.
“The car is working quite well, and there are a few things to look at, but it’s pretty good.
“We have a good feeling, but of course tomorrow we need to be there as well. We’ll look into a lot of things, but it’s a positive start to the weekend.”
Lewis Hamilton came third in FP2, half a second behind his title rival.
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