After winning the Abu Dhabi F1 GP, Max Verstappen bids his most dominating Red bull car an emotional farewell

This season proved to be a triumphant success for the Red Bull team, largely attributed to the outstanding performance of the Dutch driver, Max Verstappen. The Dutch driver secured his 19th win of the season, marking the pinnacle of his exceptionally dominant campaign and clinching his third title.

Throughout the remarkable journey, Verstappen forged a deep emotional connection with the RB19, and the machine played an important role in his consistent victories. As he navigated the final lap of the Yas Marina Circuit, the Dutch sensation was visibly moved, displaying his strong bond with the car.

Max Verstappen bids emotional farewell to his dominating Red bull car

The main driver of Red Bull, Max Verstappen, concludes the Formula One season with a record-breaking 575 points. His exceptional performance includes leading for 1,000 laps around the Yas Marina Circuit.  Despite a persistent lap challenge from Leclerc, the triple world champion skillfully defended his position.

In the end, Verstapppen crossed the finish line with a comfortable 17-second lead over teammate Sergio Perez. However, a five-second penalty for a collision with Lando Norris demoted the driver to fourth place.

When Verstappen was asked about his feelings regarding the conclusion of the season, he replied, It’s been an incredible season! I was a bit emotional on the in-lap, the last time in the RB19. I’m proud to win the last race, thanks to everyone at Red Bull.”

He continued, It’ll be hard to do something similar again.

“It will be hard to have another season like that. You always want to do better, but sometimes that’s not always race wins. We are working hard for next year to have another competitive car. The other teams want to beat us and are ready for the battle. But we want to enjoy this year as well.”

Max Verstappen ends 2023 perfectly with Abu Dhabi F1 GP win

Shortly after, the Dutch driver wrote on Twitter to summarize the entire season, expressing heartfelt gratitude to the entire team. Verstappen acknowledged that the collective efforts made by the team were one of the major reasons for his victories.

His satisfaction with the season’s performance was noticeable, and he conveyed a sense of optimism, expressing hope that the upcoming season would be similar to this one too.

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