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Max Verstappen's weekend at Monaco was a difficult one, as the Dutchman struggled to find a rhythm in his RB18.

Still, Verstappen might be wondering what could have been, losing the opportunity to improve his lap at the end of Q3 due to a red flag. 

Still, Verstappen will be pleased to have gained points on Charles Leclerc, who plummeted from P1 to P4 in a disastrous race for the Scuderia. 

Jos Verstappen, however, has expressed his disappointment with Red Bull's Monaco strategy, which he does not believe helped the Dutchman's race.

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Jos gave his thoughts on Verstappen's official website:

"Red Bull achieved a good result but at the same time exerted little influence to help Max to the front. That he finished third, he owes to Ferrari's mistake at that second stop of Charles Leclerc. 

The championship leader, Max, was not helped in that sense by the chosen strategy. It turned completely in Checo's favour. That was disappointing, and I would have liked it to be different for the championship leader.

Pérez actually won the race because of the earlier pit stop. The team can perhaps explain that as a gamble, but they had already seen, with, for example, Gasly, that the intermediates were the best option at that time.

I would have liked them to go for Max, but of course, I am not entirely objective. I think ten points from Max have been thrown away here. Especially with the two retirements we've had, we need every point. Don't forget that Ferrari currently has a better car, especially in qualifying."