It's Only FP1 And Verstappen Has Already Had An Accident

On a weekend where all eyes are going to be on Max Verstappen, he's already put some extra unnecessary pressure on himself by crashing in FP1

After an error-strewn first few races, culminating in a very messy Chinese GP, the one thing Verstappen needs more than anything is a quiet Azerbaijan GP weekend. What he absolutely didn’t want to do was crash in FP1 but, well, he did. He lost control under braking for Turn 5 and slammed into the barriers.

OK, it’s hardly the end of the world and he could yet go on to take pole and win the race, but accusations that he tries too hard aren’t going to go away with stuff like this…