Max Verstappen has been dominating the Formula 1 races so far. Currently, he stands first in the Driver Standings with 255 points which is 99 points more than his teammate Sergio Perez who is second. He has won 7 of the races this season and has continued to lead the race. Verstappen also bought 11 consecutive wins for his Red Bull team.
He was the one to get the team their 100 wins. Verstappen became a two-time World Champion last season after winning 15 of the 22 races.
But while he wins impressively ahead of everyone, he has talked about his retirement too. The Dutchman had equaled Lewis Hamilton’s score during the 2021 season. And proceeded to win the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix making him a World Champion. While he enjoys continuing to do so he seems to have been thinking of quitting the sport completely. Although George Russell had a different opinion on Max Verstappen’s talks of retiring.
The Dutchman has mentioned his leave numerous times. He has talked about how his winning over and over has made him tired and he wants to retire. While he talks about his retirement he has mentioned a few times about the things he would like to do. Verstappen recently talked about his plans for the future and what he might be doing. And it might have a lot to do with Max Verstappen’s own racing team.
Does Max Verstappen have a racing team?
Max Verstappen was asked what his future plans would be after his retirement. And he mentioned how he would want to be an owner himself. Verstappen had talked about how he might leave Formula 1 after his contract end in 2028. So when he was asked what his plans were after being a Formula 1 driver, he said,
“I maybe want to have my own race team,”
“I already of course started at a bit with Verstappen.com Racing; it’s integrated already in real racing plus the sim racing part.”
Verstappen mentioned how he enjoyed Sim Racing. He expressed his passion for it and said that he wants to work on that. Verstappen mentioned how he wants to build something around Sim Racing in the real world. He already has an integrated team in Sim Racing Verstappen.com Racing. While he has been trying to work on that as well he would want to own his team in racing too.
“Once I’m done in Formula 1, I want to just enjoy my life and do other things.”
He then finished off by saying that he has been working hard in Formula 1 achieving everything he can. He wants to enjoy life and do all the other things he likes once he finally retires.