Verstappen clinched his third consecutive drivers’ title on the Qatar Grand Prix on a weekend he additionally claimed his 14th victory from 17 races this season.
It has already been a record-breaking marketing campaign for the Dutchman, who may but go on to interrupt extra data in his dominant RB19.
The 26-year-old is contracted to Purple Bull via to the tip of the 2028 season however has beforehand admitted that he might not keep within the sport past that.
Talking after sealing his newest world title in Qatar, Verstappen defined what is going to preserve him motivated.
“Relies upon lots additionally on the package deal, proper? That is how Formulation 1 works,” Verstappen stated when requested how way more can he obtain in F1.
“Personally, I am nonetheless younger despite the fact that I am already in F1 for some time. Positively, I’ve fairly a number of extra years in me to have the ability to function at my finest.
“However yeah, we’ll see how lengthy that’s. To be trustworthy, I believe it is extra about how lengthy I need to be right here. That is totally different.”
Requested if he fears the day when he loses the starvation and need to compete, Verstappen replied: “For certain.
“I believe that that is regular. After all, I am nonetheless very younger however at one level I believe you have had sufficient.
“I believe everybody at one level has that if that’s since you realise that your physique cannot deal with it anymore in some sports activities then it’s a must to settle for that.
“And it’s a must to simply, in a approach retire, however for certain, at one level, you would possibly need to do different stuff or race a bit much less, completely. However not proper now.”
And would Verstappen nonetheless take pleasure in himself as a lot if Purple Bull immediately stopped profitable?
“Relies upon how far again on the grid,” he laughed. “I do know there might be a time while you’re not profitable however yeah, most likely while you’re driving P15, perhaps not.
“However if you happen to’re nonetheless preventing up entrance, attempting to win races and you’ve got this prospect of coming again to the highest, for certain.”
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