Max Verstappen celebrates third f1 title. Image: @Max33Verstappen

F1 boss claims Max Verstappen amongst the ‘greatest in the sport’

Max Verstappen clinched his third consecutive drivers’ title at the Qatar Sprint Race on Saturday evening despite finishing second.


Max Verstappen celebrates third f1 title. Image: @Max33Verstappen

Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner claims Max Verstappen is amongst Formula One’s greatest ever drivers.

This comes after the Dutchman won his third F1 title in a row.

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Having led the championship standings since the opening race in Bahrain, Verstappen’s second place finish in the Qatar Sprint was enough to see him take his third consecutive drivers’ title.

Verstappen win third F1 title in Qatar

“It’s been by far the most dominant [season Red Bull have had], so it’s come as no surprise, but to see Max join some of the great names that I talked about earlier, [Jack] Brabham, [Ayrton] Senna, [Niki] Lauda, Sir Jackie Stewart. He is in that bracket now,” said Horner told Sky Sports.

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“The way he has driven this year has just been out of this world. You have to take a moment to reflect, [you] have to be in the moment. Everything he has done this year has been phenomenal.

With six races still to go this season, Verstappen can break a record of race wins in a season. he only needs three more wins to surpass his record 15.

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“I just think the whole team as well, the way they’ve galvanised and are working so well together, not just here but all the unsung heroes back at the factory, across all the 22 departments that make up our team. This is the combination of that,” Horner said.

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