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Verstappen: The goal is to start from pole on Sunday

Red Bull's Max Verstappen will start the 2021 Sao Paulo Grand Prix Sprint from second place on the grid knowing that for Sunday's race he has a very good chance of starting from pole. Title rival Lewis Hamilton will start from pole, out-qualifying Verstappen by a hefty four-tenths of a second, however even if the Mercedes driver wins the Sprint on Saturday at Interlagos, he will drop five places on the grid due to PU related penalties. Thus Verstappen need only finish behind Hamilton in the Sprint to ensure the Dutch ace starts from pole position for Sunday's Grand Prix. He could thus well sacrifice the one point Hamilton should outscore him if they finish HAM-VER on Saturday with the big...
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