“It was the toughest race of my life,” Kevin Magnussen after a disappointing weekend in Miami

Post this week, F1 drivers raced for the first time in Miami, and Kevin Magnussen stated that it was the toughest race of his life. 

The Miami Grand Prix is a street circuit, hence all the drivers and teams spent a lot of time understanding and practicing the circuit. Yet, there were errors that were made, some because of crashes, some because of the weather in Miami. 

This was Magnussen’s first race of the year where he did not finish; after making contact with Lance Stroll in the Aston Martin in the very final stages of the race, Magnussen had to retire after a loose front wing, and hence scored no points. 

Watch: Stroll TURNS INTO Kevin Magnussen – 2022 Miami GP Race

Kevin was obviously disappointed after the race, as he believed he could have done more in the race. However, the heat of Miami was in no one’s favor, which increased the track temperatures, making it difficult for the drivers to adjust. Also, the track is temporary, so the quality of the track was “different” to what most drivers are accustomed to. 

Also read: “I was too busy having fun and living life,” Kevin Magnussen felt “no pity” for Haas during 2021

“It’s the way it is,” Magnussen believes they left no stones unturned.

Mick Schumacher and Kevin Magnussen
Mick Schumacher and Kevin Magnussen

Kevin Magnussen has stated that they tried everything to perform their best, but yet they failed to score a point. 

“It was the toughest race of my life, it was just incredibly hot,

“It’s the way it is. We left no stone unturned, but we didn’t score any points,” Magnussen told Speedweek

Overall, Haas failed to score any point in the race after Mick Schumacher made contact with Sebastian Vettel in the Aston Martin, due to which Vettel had to retire, and Mick fell back a lot of places. 

Although the Miami GP felt hard for the team, they have been performing amazing compared to how they did in the past two years. 

The team stands 8th in the constructors’ with 15 points, all of them scored by Kevin Magnussen. 

Mick Schumacher is yet to score his initial points in his F1 career. 

Also read: “Nature is sorting itself out,” Haas fans make a desperate plea to bring in upgrades after rough qualifying session in Miami

Also read: “We just push the performance and do a better job,” Haas unconcerned with “rivals’ complaints”

Gunaditya Tripathi
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Gunaditya Tripathi is a writer, musician, and a massive Michael Schumacher & Sebastian Vettel fan who lives and breathes F1 and Ferrari. He's an admirer of art and a cinephile, too. Also a sim racer & bookworm by night ;-)

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