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Penalties actually increased Verstappen's chances of winning the title

For Max Verstappen and his fans, the grid penalty in Qatar was a major setback. Especially with Lewis Hamilton on pole, who then had a relatively easy time winning the race. Something that Verstappen seemed to be able to forget because of the penalty. Yet the grid penalty seems to have increased Verstappen's chances of winning the title. Well done On the official site of Formula 1 journalist Mark Hughes writes that precisely because of this grid penalty Verstappen lost not eight or seven, but only six points on Hamilton. "The griddrop may have done him good," he states. How exactly is that? Verstappen was back in second place within four laps of the race, while Hamilton was...
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