Max Verstappen A large section of the Latin American press disagreed with the widespread report that his teammate at Red Bull, Sergio ‘Chego’ PerezBe the master and lord of the street circuit, after many of Mexico’s victories in his career have been precisely in these settings.
In an exclusive interview with ViaplayThe Dutch pilot pointed out that for him the confirmation was an exaggeration Sec It is very dominant in these circles, but it is understood because precisely the Latin media confirm it.
“Some Mexican media exaggerate when they call Checo ‘The King of the Streets.’ It doesn’t scare me, but some, especially the Mexican and Spanish-language press, obviously exaggerate.”
In the 2023 season, Checo had hits Saudi Arabian Grand Prix And for the second time in his career in Azerbaijan, two routes associated with the streets of Jeddah and Baku, which tightened the classification at the beginning of the year, but apparently this only served as an additional motivation for him. Mad Max 2023 was a steamroller throughout, the most dominant campaign in F1 history for one driver.
“It motivates me even more to prove that it’s not true, because to become a champion, you have to be very consistent all the time.”
Verstappen was never afraid of Czecho
Likewise, a three-time world champion in the highest division Motor Not winning these trials didn’t worry him too much as he was confident in his abilities behind the wheel and also knew that the following race tracks were very favorable to his case.
“At the start of the season I didn’t have the perfect amount of rounds… I didn’t care at the time either.”