Early 2020 type will affect resolution on Verstappen’s future
Max Verstappen will take inventory of the early type in 2020 among the many high three groups earlier than making any resolution about his future.
The Crimson Bull driver is one in every of plenty of high names out of contract on the finish of subsequent season, becoming a member of Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel, Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciardo in having offers that expire after 2020. Whereas rumors relating to a possible transfer for Hamilton to Ferrari gathered tempo in Abu Dhabi, and with the six-time champion hinting Verstappen is commonly in contact with Mercedes boss Toto Wolff over a seat, the 22-year-old mentioned it’s too early to be severely contemplating his choices.
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“To be trustworthy I don’t actually give it some thought an excessive amount of,” Verstappen mentioned. “I do know there are potentialities after subsequent yr, I’ve yet another yr of my contract, however I believe what’s extra necessary is we see what occurs at first of the season, after which from there onwards we’ll see what occurs.”
Regardless of the potential of a Mercedes or Ferrari seat being obtainable in 2021, Verstappen insists he has full religion in Crimson Bull’s capability to provide him a championship-winning automotive.
“That’s what I consider, that’s why I’m with the workforce,” he mentioned. “They’ve proven prior to now that they’ll do it, so it’s not one thing that’s simply wishful pondering. It’s not simple. The competitors may be very sturdy however we’re going to attempt the whole lot subsequent yr as a result of it’s going to be an necessary yr after which we’ll see what occurs.”
Verstappen impressed because the extra senior Crimson Bull driver this yr alongside first Pierre Gasly after which Alex Albon, however he mentioned he didn’t change his method as he helped the workforce to 3 victories in its first yr with Honda.
“For me it didn’t actually make loads of distinction, as a result of I used to be giving the suggestions I believe was proper,” he mentioned. “In a manner it’s good that all of them take heed to you from the beginning. It’s possibly a bit extra targeted on one automotive, and I might actually share my concepts. Earlier than, it was all the time on two sides. That was a constructive factor, however I didn’t actually change something, for me individuals have been speaking about it greater than I used to be really altering something.”