Max Verstappen is prone to full one among his racing desires alongside his father Jos, in accordance with Pink Bull boss Helmut Marko. The Dutchman has wished to participate within the 24 Hours of Le Mans alongside his dad and Marko has confused this might develop into a actuality quickly.
Marko informed ÖSTERREICH-Speak: “Max does (laughs), hopefully he’ll win just a few extra Formulation 1 titles. However yeah, I would not rule it out. Superior know-how makes every little thing doable, they even construct submarines.” Again in 2020, Verstappen took half in a digital version of the well-known French endurance race earlier than crashing out.
The reigning F1 star additionally spoke brazenly about his love for the race and ambitions to compete forward of the brand new season. Nevertheless, he admitted that he would solely think about collaborating on the one situation he might compete alongside Jos.
Verstappen defined: “I’d like to take part within the 24 Hours of Le Mans. I don’t know but when it should occur. I’ve watched this race many instances earlier than and I used to be there even when my father was racing there.
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1978 champion Mario Andretti and son Michael teamed up a number of instances throughout the Eighties and Nineteen Nineties. 1992 F1 champion Nigel Mansell competed within the traditional French race alongside each of his sons Greg and Leo Mansell in 2010.
Martin Brundle, who loved notable success in sportscar racing, additionally shared a automotive along with his son Alex Brundle in 2012. Nico Hulkenberg gained the 24 Hours of Le Mans whereas in between F1 weekends again in 2015.
Fernando Alonso has additionally gained the race twice in 2018 and 2019 with the Toyota Gazoo Racing staff. Jenson Button took half in 2018 whereas former F1 stars Brendon Hartley, Sebastian Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima have all achieved success on the occasion.
Charles Leclerc additionally revealed he was eager to get entangled in Ferrari’s programme after the Prancing Horse introduced a return to top-flight sportscar racing from 2023.