[The Singapore secrets that helped Sainz end Verstappen’s F1 winning streak
At last, we have our answer to the almost season-old question: will Red Bull win every race this season? If you’ve somehow missed the headline, here it is for the avoidance of doubt – it’s a definitive no.
Even the ardent Max Verstappenites in the Netherlands were beginning to struggle to muster the requisite enthusiasm for the Dutchman’s continued spell of dominance. Many had spent the Italian Grand Prix two weeks prior hoping for parallels to the last time a seemingly unbeatable Formula 1 team was felled in its efforts to win every race in a season. The 1988 edition of the race at Monza looked to be another occasion where McLaren’s all-conquering MP4/4 continued its streak, before Ayrton Senna’s victory was derailed by a clash with Williams substitute Jean-Louis Schlesser.