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Max Verstappen has said he is “not happy with himself” after a what he felt was one of the worst qualifying sessions he has produced this season.
Mercedes never held talks with Max Verstappen despite reports claiming they had put together a £20m-a-year package to lure him away from Red Bull.
Red Bull adviser Dr Helmut Marko has revealed that Max Verstappen “asked” to extend his Red Bull deal through to the end of the 2020 season.
Max Verstappen is the third driver to be penalised ahead of the United States GP weekend with news that he’s taking a final power unit for this season.
Talk of Max Verstappen heading to Mercedes or Ferrari will have to wait after he extended his commitment to Red Bull until the end of 2020.