Stop the rumors: Lands big deal

He is only 22 years old, but has already won eight Formula 1-grandprixer in his first five seasons in the sport. Now, the Dutch Max Verstappen extended the co

Stop the rumors: Lands big deal

He is only 22 years old, but has already won eight Formula 1-grandprixer in his first five seasons in the sport. Now, the Dutch Max Verstappen extended the co

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
08 January 2020 Wednesday 08:00
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Stop the rumors: Lands big deal

He is only 22 years old, but has already won eight Formula 1-grandprixer in his first five seasons in the sport.

Now, the Dutch Max Verstappen extended the contract with Aston Martin Red Bull Racing until the end of 2023. It joins the team in a press release Tuesday.

- I'm really happy to have renewed my partnership with the team. Red Bull believed in me and gave me the chance to start in Formula 1, and I have always been very grateful for, " says Verstappen.

over the years I have grown closer and closer together with the team, and I enjoy working together with such a good group of people.

- Honda coming on board, and the progress we have made over the last 12 months, gives me more motivation and belief that we can win together, says Verstappen.

Verstappen continues in the Red Bull. Photo: Jan Sommer

Max Verstappen has apparently abandoned Mercedes-seat, as Hamilton sits in, in this game, and instead he has extended with Red Bull. Photo: Edgar Su/Ritzau Scanpix

There have previously been rumors about a possible switch to Mercedes, where he would replace Lewis Hamilton, but all the indications are that the englishman will continue in his seat for another few years, and therefore provides Verstappens new contract with Red Bull opinion.

the Extension is however in place in good time and much earlier than expected. And the message comes contain examples enough of Lewis Hamilton's 35-year birthday.

the Daily Mirror has earlier in the year told that Verstappen at the Red Bull earn about 88 million dollars per year, and thus is the fjerdebedst paid to run in the Formula 1 field.

With the new contract comes Verstappen enough up in made, where Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo finds himself with salaries between 200 and 300 million dollars on an annual basis.

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Updated: 08.01.2020 08:00
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