With the fastest lap at the time, Verstappen told his team that he could “could smell some weird fluid,” as he pulled off the track after being asked to turn his engine off at Turn 2.
Max Verstappen is OUT of the race!!! ❌
— Formula 1 (@F1) April 10, 2022
DISASTER FOR MAX VERSTAPPEN! 😱
The Red Bull driver is forced to retire from his second race of the season 😬 pic.twitter.com/t3KGTwdkoJ
— Sky Sports F1 (@SkySportsF1) April 10, 2022
This is the second of the first three races of the 2022 F1 season that Verstappen’s Red Bull has been forced to retire spelling disaster for the team.