Shinji Nakano

Verstappen currently ‘one step better’ than Leclerc

Former Formula 1 driver Shinji Nakano believes that Max Verstappen’s ability is slightly edging Charles Leclerc’s at present. The new technical regulations and the subsequent re-introduction of ground effect aerodynamics required new thinking and evolved philosophies, not just from the teams, but the drivers too. It is patently not so easy for the drivers to