Vettel Schumacher comparison Verstappen is currently enjoying a very dominant run in Formula 1, which has drawn comparisons with the seven-time F1 champion.
Max Verstappen has responded to former Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel’s claim that he has been put in the same category as F1’s great champions. Verstappen is on course for his third F1 title and can complete his feat at the next round in Qatar, with the championship clinched in Saturday’s sprint.
The 25-year-old has won 13 of 16 races this season, surpassing Vettel’s record for the most consecutive victories in F1 history, with a record 10 consecutive wins between Miami and Italy before the run ended in Singapore. Vettel is no stranger to dominance with Red Bull, having won four consecutive championships between 2010 and 2013, and speaking at the Japanese GP.
The German moved Verstappen into the same league as Michael Schumacher, ahead of the statistically most successful driver, Lewis Hamilton. Driver in the history of F1. Appreciate the success When asked if he was a fan of Schumacher and if he set his sights on his success, Verstappen: “I’ve never really been a fan of anyone. – I appreciate everyone’s success. For my part, was like this: “I want to be there one day, I want to stand on the podium or win races.”
“But I think that everyone is different, everyone has a different way of entering Formula 1 anyway – different education “So there are a lot of factors that come into play and that’s the nice thing about Formula 1, everyone is different, because if everyone was exactly the same I think it would be quite boring.
“The success of some of the greats is amazing, of course. Maybe you can get some inspiration from it, but I wouldn’t necessarily want to do it the same way, if you know what I mean. “The world changes everyone. sometimes, right? Every era is different, so you have to take that into account