Connect with us

News

Newly-crowned F1 Champ Max Verstappen Cost Team ‘Red Bull’ £3.3m In Car Damages Last Season

Published

on

Newly-crowned F1 Champ Max Verstappen Cost Team 'Red Bull' £3.3m In Damages Last Season - autojosh

Title winner and Dutchman Max Verstappen cost team ‘Red Bull’ £3.3 million in damages during a chaotic 2021 F1 season.

Verstappen ranked 3rd on this alternative podium after finishing with three retirements at Baku, Silverstone and Monza.

Ferrari’s Leclerc came second with damages totalling £3.45m, while Haas rookie Schumacher top the pile with £3.6m.

Newly-crowned F1 Champ Max Verstappen Cost Team 'Red Bull' £3.3m In Damages Last Season - autojosh





An estimates by Sky Sports Germany has shown that newly-crowned Formula One world champion Max Verstappen cost his team Red Bull Racing-Honda a huge £3.3million in car damage fees last season.

Drivers’ champion Verstappen ranked third on this alternative podium after finishing a dramatic season with three retirements at Baku, Silverstone and Monza.

Max Verstappen’a Car

Newly-crowned F1 Champ Max Verstappen Cost Team 'Red Bull' £3.3m In Damages Last Season - autojosh

Newly-crowned F1 Champ Max Verstappen Cost Team 'Red Bull' £3.3m In Damages Last Season - autojosh

In comparison, his rival and seven-time world champion Hamilton’s suffered a total damage worth £1.05m, to place him 13th overall.

Hamilton’s only DNF (Did Not Finish) came as a result of Verstappen’s car going over the top of his at Monza, ending both of their races.

Newly-crowned F1 Champ Max Verstappen Cost Team 'Red Bull' £3.3m In Damages Last Season - autojosh

Max Verstappen (right) and Lewis Hamilton (left) clashed multiple times on track in 2021

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc came second with damages totalling £3.45m, while Haas rookie Mick Schumacher top of the pile with a whopping £3.6m.





Damages to parts such as front wings, tyres and barge boards – which regularly suffer from wear and tear, and have to be replaced – and crashes, usually cost the affected teams millions.

Newly-crowned F1 Champ Max Verstappen Cost Team 'Red Bull' £3.3m In Damages Last Season - autojosh

Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc’s ranked second overall among 20 drivers in total cost of damages

Top ten (1) reported 2021 crash costs

1. Mick Schumacher (Haas) – £3.6m

2. Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) £3.45m

3. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) £3.3m

4. Nicholas Latifi (Williams) £2.66m

5. Valtteri Bottas (Mercedes) £2.3m

6. Lance Stroll (Aston Martin) £2.29m

7. Yuki Tsunoda (AlphaTauri) £2.2m

8. Nikita Mazepin (Haas) £2.1m

9. Kimi Raikkonen (Alfa Romeo) £1.66m

10. George Russell (Williams) £1.57m





Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

https://autojosh.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/WAAS2022-Social-Media-Post-300x600-Portrait.jpg

Trending