In the round-up: Charles Leclerc says aggressive starts have been the secret to his 2020 points haul, despite collecting a penalty for his first-lap collision with Sergio Perez.
What they sayMax Verstappen’s retirement:
I didn’t give a choice to the stewards, basically, because by not finishing the race, then I had to get a penalty somehow. The only thing that was possible for them is to penalise me for the next race. So, yeah, it is the way it is and now it’s like this.
I think I’ve gained a lot in some of the races in the first lap, which helped me to gain a lot of points this year. It happens that sometimes it just goes doesn’t go my way, which it didn’t last weekend and it didn’t in Austria at the beginning of the year.
At the end of the day, I’ve also gained a lot of points with that and I’ll try to choose better the fights, because obviously gaining a position to Max was not going to bring us anywhere in a better position because Max was anyway quicker than us. But anyway, it’s past and it’s like this. I will learn from it and that’s it.
Quotes: Dieter Rencken
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