Verstappen hits new figure with Schumacher record in sight

By | June 12, 2024

Verstappen hits new figure with Schumacher record in sight

Max Verstappen has driven the F1 drivers’ championship for over 750 straight days and presently has another Michael Schumacher-held record in his sights.

Max Verstappen is set to defeat a long-held F1 record in November this year, which right now has a place to Michael Schumacher.

The Dutchman’s undisrupted rule on the F1 drivers’ standings has presently come to the noteworthy check of over 750 days – but he still features a small way to go some time recently beating the all-time record.

The 26-year-old took control of the 2022 drivers’ title battle taking after the Spanish Fantastic Prix on 22 May that year, overtaking Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc after that race, and has not been possessed any other position within the standings since.

Schumacher, be that as it may, overseen to attain a run of 896 days between 24 September 2000 and 9 Walk 2003; from the Joined together States Terrific Prix in his to begin with title-winning campaign with Ferrari, to the season-opening Australian Amazing Prix a few two-and-a-half a long time afterward.

It was the season in which he took the by and large record of most drivers’ championships in F1, at the time, with six. That would ended up seven in add up to and five straight in 2004.

David Coulthard was the man to conclusion the German’s streak, winning for McLaren, while Schumacher came domestic in fourth place.

The Scotsman had come near some time recently. After the San Marino Amazing Prix at Imola in 2001, both he and Schumacher had 26 focuses. In any case, the Ferrari driver had two wins so distant that season to Coulthard’s one.

With the Dutchman reaching the 750 stamp the day after the Canadian Amazing Prix, on the off chance that Verstappen is to claim that record for himself, he must lead the F1 drivers’ championship until at slightest Saturday 2 November 2024 – the day of the Sao Paulo Fantastic Prix sprint, when his streak will reach 897.

In case after that race he still leads the drivers’ standings, it’ll be however another record to brag for the triple-world winner.

Taking after his noteworthy win at the Canadian Fantastic Prix, he holds a comfortable 56 point lead over Charles Leclerc – 194 to 138. In any case, with McLaren and Ferrari having closed the execution crevice to Ruddy Bull this season, he will got to battle difficult to secure however another F1 record.

Too Curiously:

Max Verstappen hit back after an out-of-sorts Monaco GP, Sergio Perez floundered once more – and into a disputable retirement. How much harm can Ferrari and McLaren incur with Ruddy Bull battling with one hand tied behind its back, did the Milton Keynes-based group re-sign Perez as well before long? After a altogether engaging Canadian GP, have Scratch Golding is joined by Ian Parkes and Samuel Coop to dissect all things.


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