Jos Verstappen on Max: ‘It makes everything simpler’ / Formula 1

Long-time Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen (50) spoke about the potential of his son Max successful a second world championship on the Hellendorn rally.


Jos Verstappen, who has competed in 107 GPs, took half within the greatest rally within the Netherlands, Hellendorn, along with his co-driver Harm van Koppen. Joss and Harm completed fourth total in a Citroën C3.

During the rally, Joos, 50, additionally spoke about his son Max Verstappen’s successful streak, which has gained eleven races of the 2022 Formula 1 World Championship, together with the final 5 in a row.

Jos, tenth within the 1994 Formula 1 World Championship, stated: “Fortunately Max is just a few factors forward and it seems excellent to win that second title. But it nonetheless has to return first. I’ll undoubtedly go to Singapore after which Japan relying on the outcomes of the competitors. But on the finish of the day, it isn’t so essential to me once I can efficiently defend my title; The essential factor is that it really works.”

Max Verstappen competed in 5 Singapore GPs from 2015 to 2019, after which the race was canceled because of the corona pandemic. Max was second behind Lewis Hamilton in 2018 and third in 2019 behind the 2 Ferraris of Sebastian Vettel and Charles Leclerc.

Max Verstappen has impressed along with his catch-up races in latest races: he gained from tenth on the grid in Hungary, even from 14th on the grid in Belgium and seventh at Monza.

Jos Verstappen says: “All this reveals is that Max’s racing automotive is superb. If he begins from the entrance for a change, everything can be simple.”

We remind you that Max Verstappen is 116 factors forward of Charles (Leclerc) and 125 factors forward of Red Bull Racing teammate Sergio Perez with six races remaining (Singapore, Japan, USA, Mexico, Brazil, Abu Dhabi).

If Verstappen additionally wins in Singapore and in addition drives the very best race lap, mathematically Leclerc wants to complete not less than seventh to take care of his title probabilities.

Italian Grand Prix, Autodromo Nazionale Monza

01. Max Verstappen (NL), Red Bull Racing, 1:20:27.511 h.
02. Charles Leclerc (MC), Ferrari, +2.446s
03. George Russell (GB), Mercedes, +3,405
04. Carlos Sainz (E), Ferrari, +5,061
05. Lewis Hamilton (GB), Mercedes, +5,380
06. Sergio Perez (MEX), Red Bull Racing, +6,091
07. Lando Norris (GB), McLaren, +6,207
08. Pierre Gasly (F), AlfaTauri, +6,396
09. Nick de Vries (NL), Williams, +7,122
10. Guanyu Zhou (RC), Alfa Romeo, +7,910
11. Esteban Ocon (F), Alpine, +8.323
12. Mick Schumacher (D), Haas, +8.549
13. Valtteri Bottas (FIN), Alfa Romeo, +1 lap
14. Yuki Tsunoda (J), AlphaTauri, +1 Rde
15. Nicholas Latifi (CDN), Williams, +1 lap
16. Kevin Magnussen (PC), Haas, +1 lap
Daniel Ricciardo (Australia), McLaren, engine failure
Lance Stroll (CDN), Aston Martin, Energy Recovery
Fernando Alonso (E), Alpine, lack of water, engine overheating
Sebastian Vettel (D), Aston Martin, power restoration

Championship standing (after 16 out of twenty-two races)

01. Verstappen 335 factors
02. Leclerc 219
03. Perez 210
04. Russell 203
05. Sainz 187
06. Hamilton 168
07. Norris 88
08. Okon 66
09. Alonso 59
10. Botta is 46 years previous
11. Gasly 22
12. Magnussen 22
13. Hag 20
14. Ricardo 19
15. Schumacher 12
16. Tsunoda 11
17. Zhou 6
18. Walk 5
19. Album 4
20. De Vries 2
21. Latifi 0
22. Nico Hulkenberg (D) 0

Constructor’s Cup
01. Red Bull Racing 545 factors
02. Ferrari 406
03. Mercedes 371
04. Alpine 125
05. McLaren 107
06. Alfa Romeo 52
07. Haas 34
08. AlphaTauri 33
09. Aston Martin 25
10. Williams 6


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