MONTREAL, June 19 (Reuters) – Pink Bull’s promoting slogan is ‘provides you wings’ however Max Verstappen had the entire hen on board when he gained Sunday’s Canadian Components One Grand Prix.
Pink Bull’s double world champion reported a hen strike early within the 70 lap race at Montreal’s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve and group boss Christian Horner supplied extra particulars.
“I feel the largest second he had was hitting a hen that did half the race behind the entrance proper brake duct,” he instructed reporters.
“The stays of a hen.”
Verstappen instructed Sky Sports activities tv: “It was nonetheless caught on my automotive once I got here in, it did not look nice. I additionally really feel sorry for the mechanic having to take away it.”
The Dutch driver’s victory was Pink Bull’s one centesimal in Components One and Verstappen led each lap in any other case untroubled from pole place to take a 69 level lead over Mexican group mate Sergio Perez after eight of twenty-two rounds.
Pink Bull have gained each race this season, Verstappen victorious in six of them, and are on the right track to smash data.
The champion has been so dominant he now has led each lap for greater than three races in a row — since 1645 native time on the Miami Grand Prix on Might 7 — and has been high of the standings for greater than a 12 months.
The native wildlife has all the time co-existed uneasily with Components One automobiles on the Canadian race, held on a man-made island within the St Lawrence river, with groundhogs on monitor a daily hazard.
Verstappen’s solely different second of concern through the race was when he hit a kerb a bit too firmly.
“I nearly knocked myself out on that kerb, haha,” he chuckled over the radio.