Over time there have been a plethora of world class drivers to grace Components One, starting from the Ayrton Sennas and Michael Schumachers of outdated, to the Max Verstappens and Lewis Hamiltons of current.
Lando Norris was requested in a latest interview to create his dream driver line up and barely even hesitated, deciding on Senna first, adopted by Verstappen because the second driver.
This may come as excessive reward for the Dutchman, beating the likes of Schumacher, Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel within the eyes of Norris, nevertheless, the shut friendship between the pair might have had an impression.
The pair can typically be discovered stay streaming sim racing video games collectively, with the younger duo spending loads of time over the COVID pandemic on-line with George Russell, Charles Leclerc and Alex Albon.
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Norris’ opinion doesn’t stand alone, nevertheless, with F1 legend David Coulthard claiming that regardless of being solely 25, Verstappen already deserves to be talked about in the identical breath as the entire Components 1 greats.
“For me, the man is up there with Hamilton, Senna, Schumacher – whoever you favorite driver from the previous is – he’s a successful machine,” stated Coulthard.
When requested the identical query about his dream driver line up, Charles Leclerc determined to not go together with his rival this season, as an alternative selecting to pair Senna with Schumacher, maybe tactically selecting to select a former Ferrari driver as certainly one of his pair.
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It’s no shock that Norris felt inclined to Verstappen, with the younger Brit spending most of 2022 watching the #1 Crimson Bull disappear off into the gap from the beginning, typically taking the checkered flag with an affordable buffer to second place.
This yr of dominance has seen the Dutchman win his second world championship in a row on the age of 25, leaving him loads of time to surpass the achievements of those that have come earlier than him, with seven the file to beat.
With 2022 being the primary yr of the brand new rules, Verstappen and Crimson Bull might be hoping that they’ll enter a interval of dominance, just like Hamilton and Mercedes over the earlier ten years, proving nearly unbeatable in each drivers’ and constructors’ championships.