Max Verstappen just isn’t taking something without any consideration in what he known as a protracted season after his win on the 2022 F1 Canadian GP.
The Dutchman notched up his sixth win of the season after ranging from pole on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Within the course of, Max Verstappen prolonged his lead on the high of the World Drivers’ Championship standings to 46 factors over Sergio Perez in P2.
Talking on the post-race press convention, the 24-year-old stated that his commanding lead may shortly be worn out, as was evident after the third spherical of the season, when Max Verstappen was trailing Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc. The reigning world champion stated:
“It’s nonetheless a really great distance and I do know the hole after all is kind of huge, however I additionally know that it might swap round in a short time. I imply, race three I used to be 46 behind, so we simply want to remain calm, we have to focus, we have to enhance, as a result of immediately we’re not the quickest.”
“It swings a bit, like final weekend it seemed good within the race, now it didn’t look pretty much as good however we nonetheless managed to win and that I believe can also be a high quality and we simply need to work along with the entire staff you recognize to try to simply discover little enhancements within the automobile.”
Nevertheless, Max Verstappen seems to be in cruise management after 9 rounds of racing in 2022. He has his sights set on the 2022 F1 British GP.
Max Verstappen disagrees with talks of a wage cap for F1 drivers
Max Verstappen has admitted to being strongly in opposition to the concept of a wage cap being carried out for F1 drivers’ salaries amid issues about rising prices within the sport. F1 has a tough $140 million price range cap that each one groups should function underneath, nonetheless, drivers’ salaries are exempt from this.
Verstappen was requested to weigh in on the matter previous to the 2022 F1 Azerbaijan GP. He stated:
“It’s nonetheless all a bit obscure as properly, proper? I imply, I believe nobody actually is aware of the place it’s going to go. However from my aspect, it’s fully improper. As a result of I believe in the intervening time F1 is changing into an increasing number of fashionable and everyone seems to be making an increasing number of cash, together with the groups, Formulation 1 – everyone seems to be benefiting. So, why ought to the drivers, with their IP rights and every thing, be capped, [drivers] who really convey the present and put their lives in danger? As a result of we do, ultimately. So, for me, it’s fully improper.”
The Dutchman is among the highest paid drivers on the F1 grid after signing a large extension with Purple Bull that runs by way of till the tip of 2028.