Formula 1

Max Verstappen: “It will be special to go back to Suzuka!”

1 Mins read

Max Verstappen made his first appearance as a Scuderia Toro Rosso driver in Suzuka last year, and is excited to make his first race appearance at the circuit this weekend.

The Dutch teenager was ecstatic to make his Formula 1 bow last year on such a great track, and knows getting a good rhythm is important to get the best out of a lap.

“It will be special to go back to Suzuka!” insisted Verstappen. “I remember last year, first time at a real Formula 1 circuit with a Formula 1 car on such a challenging track… Wow… It’s a great track to drive and I can’t wait to go out there again.

“The first sector is great, with a lot of high speed corners and I like the 130R. You need to find the right rhythm and stay in total focus to get the most out of a lap.

“The environment and the people are also very nice! They really like F1.”

13769 posts

About author
Long time motorsport fanatic, covering Formula 1 and the occassional other series. Feel free to give him a follow on Twitter at @Paul11MSport.
Related posts
Formula 1

Verstappen Takes Victory on F1's Return to Shanghai

2 Mins read
TheCheckeredFlag’s report of the 2024 Chinese Grand Prix.
Formula 1

2024 Australian Grand Prix - TCF Driver of the Weekend

2 Mins read
TheCheckeredFlag Driver of the Weekend is revealed for the 2024 Australian Grand Prix.
Formula 1

2024 Australian Grand Prix – What the Team Principals are Saying after the Race

7 Mins read
The ten Team Principals reflect on drivers performances at Albert Park during Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix, a race that saw Ferrari claim their first win of 2024.