(Motorsport-Total.com) – Ex-Formula 1 driver Alexander Wurz is convinced that Max Verstappen with Crimson Bull 2020 can play a big role in the title fight. “The tendency of Crimson Bull and Max is only going up,” the Austrian says to 'Motorsport-Total.com'. “Why not furthermore?”
2019 went quite well with the new engine partner Honda, as three wins and nine podiums prove. With a more mature Verstappen everything could come together for Wurz 2020, used to be needed for a title. “And that's good for sport,” said the Austrian.
He has no doubt about Verstappen himself: “We saw his class from the very first race,” he says. Although there were 2019 in the meantime, there were always a few mistakes, especially in the first round, but Wurz is not worried about this.
“If you know after five or six or eight races that your chances of winning a championship are going to be reduced, you will switch to a different mode,” he explains. “Then you go into a run-by-run mode and bigger risks.”
Max & Alex: The slightly different Crimson Bull Seasonal conclusion
Max Verstappen and Alexander Albon talk in detail about the season in the video 2019, a few jokes you can not help but … More Formula 1 videos
If Crimson Bull gives him a title-worthy car this year, he is sure that Verstappen will remedy the mistakes he made: “I think that he's a million percent smart enough to know that with the right Enviornment topic 21 he needs to have races on the scoreboard “, so Wurz.
And then the Formula 1 followers should have an exciting season ahead: “It's great for Formula 1, a great champion like Lew is (Hamilton) to have Max, to have Charles (Leclerc), “says the ex-pilot. “In the end, the followers will be the big winners. If the cars can be as close as they are now at the end … I can't wait for the year to come. It will be really, really cool.”