sport news Max Verstappen admits he was 'really worried' after his brakes CAUGHT FIRE

sport news Max Verstappen admits he was 'really worried' after his brakes CAUGHT FIRE
sport news Max Verstappen admits he was 'really worried' after his brakes CAUGHT FIRE
'Please, SPEED UP!': Max Verstappen reveals desperate plea moments before F1's first ever Sprint qualifying after Red Bull driver's brakes dramatically CAUGHT FIRE - but he put in a red-hot display to secure pole Max Verstappen admitted he was 'really worried' about his brakes catching fire  The Red Bull star's car overheated on the starting grid ahead of the Sprint  However, Verstappen avoided crisis and kept his cool to overtake Lewis Hamilton The Dutchman will begin Sunday's British Grand Prix on pole at Silverstone 

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Max Verstappen was ‘really worried’ his first-ever Sprint at Silverstone was over before it began after his brakes overheated and caught fire on the starting grid.

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With temperatures on track reaching 47C it was a tricky test for Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton, who started first but finished second, to keep brakes cool as the grid filled out at the back.

Verstappen soon caught a glimpse of fans animatedly photographing his car from the stands in horror at the flames engulfing his front left tyre.

Max Verstappen admits he was 'really worried' about his brakes catching fire at Silverstone

Max Verstappen admits he was 'really worried' about his brakes catching fire at Silverstone

The 23-year-old's front left brake caught fire moments before the start of the first-ever Sprint

The 23-year-old's front left brake caught fire moments before the start of the first-ever Sprint

‘I was really worried,’ the Red Bull driver said.

‘A little bit of fire is OK but

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