Max Verstappen’s father Jos hints the Crimson Bull star may WALK AWAY from F1 after successful his second world title as he claims the Dutchman is ‘a bit carried out with the whole lot now’ after the season grew to become ‘much less thrilling’
- Jos Verstappen says he is son wants a break after the longest ever F1 season
- Max Verstappen retained his F1 crown after successful 15 of his 22 races in 2022
- Jos believes subsequent season can be a a lot nearer and extra thrilling championship
The daddy of Max Verstappen, Jos, has stated his son is ‘a bit carried out with the whole lot’ after his record-breaking season as F1 Champion.
After the longest-ever F1 marketing campaign, Jos Verstappen believes the Crimson Bull star is in want of a break from the game, after essentially the most profitable season of his profession.
In a yr that noticed a document 22 Grand Prix occasions between March and November, Verstappen received 15 races to dominate a championship the place he had little or no competitors.
Jos Verstappen believes his son is in want of a break following his record-breaking F1 season
Not like 2021, the place Lewis Hamilton went toe-to-toe with the 25-year-old, the Brit driver did not rival Verstappen this season, whereas Ferrari’s problem additionally faltered to go away the Crimson Bull drive to retain his F1 crown in type.
Nonetheless, his Dad Jos, who’s a former Arrows drive, revealed that his son is comfortable to have a break from the observe.
He advised Viaplay: ‘He is only a bit carried out with the whole lot now. Particularly when you’ve got received the championship, then the strain is off and it turns into much less thrilling.
Max Verstappen celebrates his fifteenth win out of twenty-two races as he retained the F1 Championship
‘For Max, I believe it was simply vital that he broke that document with these wins. I believe that is crucial factor.’
Regardless of his want for relaxation, Verstappen the elder has already turned ideas to subsequent season and believes it will likely be a a lot nearer championship in 2023.
He added: ‘To be trustworthy, I do assume it is going to all be a bit nearer subsequent yr – that can also be the intention of those rules. I do not thoughts. Good battles on observe and a very good championship till the tip can be unbelievable.’
After extending his document for many race wins in a season, 2022 additionally noticed monetary rewards for Verstappen, too. A lot so, he’s now the game’s largest earner while you mix each his £33.2 million wage and the £16.6 million he earned in bonuses, leapfrogging Lewis Hamilton.
Nobody may get rival Verstappen in 2022 and his now the sports activities largest incomes F1 driver