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In a dramatic turn of events at the Austrian Grand Prix, Red Bull boss Christian Horner has revealed the team’s strategic reasoning behind ignoring Max Verstappen’s plea to pit earlier. Despite the disappointment of not securing the win, Horner maintains that it has not been a ‘totally disastrous’ weekend for the team, with Verstappen extending his championship lead.

Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has emerged as the overwhelming favorite to claim pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix on his home turf, having topped the sole practice session and the Sprint Shootout on Friday. Qualifying for the Austrian Grand Prix is set to commence at 4pm local time (+2 GMT) on Saturday at the Red Bull Ring circuit, and Verstappen’s blazing pace in the practice and sprint shootout sessions has set the stage for a potential pole position at his home event.

In a remarkable turnaround, Red Bull’s Max Verstappen has secured pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix Sprint, despite facing an early setback during the weekend’s sole practice session. Verstappen’s car encountered an issue with a disabled oil pressure sensor, but the team was able to quickly resolve the problem, allowing the Dutch driver to continue his session and ultimately secure the top spot.