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Jos Verstappen is expected to be no world title for son Max

Jos Verstappen is expected to be no world title for son Max

Jos Verstappen does not think that his son Max in the coming season and the world title in the Formula 1 picks, but hopes that the Red Bull driver was three or four races can win.

“For the world title is still a year too early”, said Verstappen senior Monday in the program pep talk on Ziggo Sport. “The gap Mercedes has to be something smaller.”

Of course, hopes the former Formula 1 driver that his son regularly on the highest step of the podium. The 19-year-old Verstappen won last year’s Spanish Grand Prix on his debut for Red Bull Racing.

“He has more experience, knows the circuits and he has last year, of course, already won. I hope that there will be more and more. Three or four wins is certainly possible, the expectations are high.”

New rules

A benefit for Red Bull can, according to Jos Verstappen are that next season, new rules apply. So have the car’s wider tires and wings, which contributes to the cars are three seconds per lap going faster than last year.

“That speed is in the turns,” says the ex-Formula 1 driver, who sees that his son is currently a lot of progress in the gym.

“Max has three to four kilos in muscle mass. He remains, however, dependent on the car, but I have a good feeling about. Red Bull is always strong with new regulations. From the info that I have, it looks good.”

Red Bull Racing will be Sunday the new car from the first show. A day later start the day of testing in Barcelona, where the teams for the first time with the new cars will drive.

The season begins on 26 march with the Grand Prix of Australia.

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