The season of Max Verstappen in F1 2023 has been exceptional. His third consecutive champion title-winning season has given rise to a sequence of remarkable victories that have proven instrumental to the annals of history—but how many more records could he break? Let’s find out!
Verstappen’s Pursuit of the Biggest F1 Winning Margin
One more F1 record is now on the brink of falling with Verstappen already closing in on the largest points margin in a championship win. It is on the verge of surpassing the current record of 155 points set by Sebastian Vettel in 2013.
He has a margin of 209 points from his McLaren driver Sergio Perez, with five races remaining to be completed; thus, the chance of breaking the record is very much possible!
Chasing the Record for F1 Wins From Various Grid Positions
Verstappen has been winning from a variety of grid positions, matching the record set by Fernando Alonso. With 47 career F1 victories achieved from nine different grid slots, Verstappen’s versatility on the track is evident.
He has won from various positions, including sixth, seventh, ninth, tenth, and fourteenth on the grid. His quest to break this record is well within reach.
Most Sprint Wins and Pole Positions in a Single Season
Verstappen has equaled the highest number of sprint race successes in a single campaign. With two triumphs in 2023 and two more sprints left in the USA and Brazil, he is in a prime position to overtake this record.
He is also eager to acquire the high mark for the biggest number of pole positions in a single term, even though it will be a more difficult feat to achieve given the strength of the field in qualifying sessions.
Verstappen’s Impressive Records
Apart from the records, Verstappen has already established himself as a part of F1 history. In 2022, he had the highest record of F1 wins in a single season with 15 victories. In addition, the following year he set the record for most F1 points in a single season with 454 points.
“Max Verstappen: the record breaker” continues to rule in F1. He is young and talented and one can only wait to see how many more records he’ll smash. The fact that F1 fans from all over the world are watching a genuine legend in the process is truly something! Meanwhile, Verstappen‘s determination to achieve greatness on the track can only see him improve his Formula 1 records. Best of luck to him!