Max Verstappen makes appeal to Ferrari president

Three-time Formula 1 world champion Max Verstappen has made a public appeal to Ferrari President John Elkann.

Max Verstappen has revealed that he’s after an “incredible” Ferrari Formula 1 car, belonging to the legendary Michael Schumacher.

Verstappen recently labelled the cars he’d like to have in his dream garage, which would, of course, consist of all of his title-winning Red Bull cars.

In addition to that, he wants Schumacher’s Ferrari F2004, which he drove on his way to his seventh and final championship in 2004.

It’s a truly iconic car that the German won 13 races in that season, in what was his most successful season as an F1 driver, in terms of both his number of victories and the amount of points he accumulated.

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It’s an iconic car which Verstappen wants, with him hoping that Ferrari president John Elkann will call him to discuss selling it, as the Dutchman isn’t sure how to get hold of the F2004.

“I would like to have in my garage all the Red Bull cars with which I have won an F1 world championship,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“In addition to Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari F2004, it is an incredible car. But I don’t know how I would buy it.

“This is an appeal to [Ferrari president] John Elkann, I hope he reads this interview and maybe calls me.”

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The newly crowned three-time World Champion is attempting to make 2023 his most successful season ever, something he’s edging closer to doing.

He needs to score just 22 points in the remaining five races to beat his 2022 record for the most points scored in a single season, which sits at 454 points.

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Verstappen heads to the United States Grand Prix on 433 points and with 14 wins to his name this year, with him also being just two wins short of eclipsing his record of 15 wins which he also claimed last season.

Most expect him to possibly win all five remaining races this campaign, which would take his tally for the season to a staggering 19 victories.

Verstappen has simply been in a league of his own and is worryingly just going to keep getting better, especially under the current regulations.