Verstappen: "I prefer to challenge Leclerc than Lewis Hamilton"

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Verstappen: "I prefer to challenge Leclerc than Lewis Hamilton"

Formula 1 World Championships will restart from Belgium. Max Verstappen and Charles Leclerc are ready to compete again. Verstappen, about the challenge with the Ferrari driver and also about his rival Lewis Hamilton, explained: "Now that I have some experience, if I look back to when I started I feel I was a real rookie because it was all new.

However, after years of experience, mistakes and positive things I have learned a lot and I understand Formula 1 much better. However, you are never perfect, you can always learn and do better. How did winning the World Championship change me? in person in nothing.

This is because I love racing and I like doing it with my team, I want to keep doing it as long as possible. We have a good car and we can fight for wins and titles, you never know how long it can last so it is important to enjoy the moment."

Verstappen: "I prefer to challenge Leclerc than Lewis Hamilton"

Verstappen then talked about also his relationship with Mercedes and Ferrari: "I prefer the current challenge with Charles Leclerc rather than the one of the past years with Lewis Hamilton.

I know Leclerc very well, he is a good guy, we are the same age. We are fighting against a respectable opponent like Ferrari: if they win we can congratulate them and if we win we can do the same. We know the people of their team well, even with Mattia Binotto I have an excellent relationship.

Not only with him, even Gino Rosato is always around making jokes and I think it's fantastic because this is the meaning of racing: tough competition on the track, always trying to beat the opponent, but you can get along well outside.

This is what I really appreciate about the current season. The relationship with Mercedes? Let's put it this way: I wouldn't spend my Saturday night at the same table laughing with them, I don't know why. The relationship with Ferrari at the moment is beautiful and in general I always have respect for Ferrari."