Max Verstappen puts special race suit up for auction

Max Verstappen is continuing Red Bull's longstanding support of charity Wings for Life.

The reigning world champion Max Verstappen is set to raise thousands of pounds for Red Bull’s associated charity Wings for Hire.

The charity supports spinal cord injury and holds the ‘Wing for Life World Run’ every year.

The event attracts millions of people stretching far and wide, raising over 40 million euros since it began in 2014.

Anyone looking to bid for the race suit can do so via the F1 authentic website with the current bid set at £6,300.

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Max Verstappen will sell the race-winning suit worn at the Canadian Gran Prix – a particularly significant piece of attire as Verstappen equalled the record of F1 great Ayrton Senna, matching his tally of 41 race wins.

It was a routine win for the Dutchman in Montreal, leading the race from pole in another commanding drive.

Verstappen was joined by two other world champions on the podium, as Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton came in second and third respectively.

Red Bull have dominated proceedings thus far this season claiming eight victories from a possible eight with Verstappen registering six of these wins.

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The Dutchman has extended his lead over teammate Sergio Perez to 69 points as he continues his push toward a third consecutive world title.

For Perez, however, the chances of winning his first world title look ever slimmer.

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The Mexican is enduring a rough patch of form that has seen members of the Red Bull hierarchy question his standing.

Perez retains his position of second in the drivers standings but has a two-time world champion in Fernando Alonso breathing down his neck.

The gap between second and third has been reduced to just 9 points and if the form of Alonso is anything to go by then Perez must perform at the top of his game to avoid upset.