“He’s quick,” puffed Lewis Hamilton in the early stages of the Mexican Grand Prix. He sure was. Max Verstappen and Red Bull-Honda might have failed to pull it together in qualifying on Saturday, but come Sunday the Dutchman and his team were in a class of their own as they delivered a crushing blow in Max’s duel with Hamilton – and it wasn’t even close. From Hamilton’s look of defeat in the aftermath, you couldn’t help but wonder whether the seven-time world champion is already coming to terms with an eighth title slipping away, even with four races yet to run.
Five talking points from a boisterous Mexican GP
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