Max verstappen is in the focus of the media after the rumors of a possible exit from the team in case of not having a competitive car. For his part, his father Jos Verstappen He came out to speak in the last hours and did not feel like putting cold cloths, but added fuel to the fire. According to his father, Max is very slow due to the car he drives.
Max verstappen renewed his contract with the team Red bull in the last season until the end of 2023. However, some media claim that there is a clause that the Dutch driver can execute in 2021, in case he does not fight for the title. Jos Verstappen He spoke to a media in his country and pointed directly to the team advisor, Helmut Marko.
The darts thrown by the former pilot of Formula 1 they were directed at Marko. The Dutchman did not keep anything and spoke of the performance of the car. Let Helmut say what he wants, but I don’t see anything happening and I’m disappointed. Especially at the beginning I was very disappointed. Then I found out about the real situation. What can I say? We are too slow, “he said. Verstappen.
On the other hand, Jos Verstappen He commented that Max’s main desire is to be a champion, and I have already ruled out that possibility this season. “We want to be champions, but it won’t happen this year. At least never with this car as it is. We have no chance. You accept it, but it is not what you want. You want to compete for the title. That the difference with Mercedes was so great at the beginning of the year surprised me.
Finally, Verstappen compared what happens with his team and with Mercedes. “They win because of the people who make up the team. Thus, Red bull It should oil and better organize the team, figure out where the problems are and work on them. Ultimately, what counts are the lap times, and if you look at them, we fall short, “he said.