Max Verstappen is set to drive his 200th Formula 1 race at his home circuit, Zandvoort, potentially joining the likes of Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, and Jenson Button who have won their 200th races.
‣ Max Verstappen is set to drive his 200th Formula 1 race at his home race at Circuit Zandvoort.
‣ This milestone is significant as only a few drivers have won their 200th race, and even fewer have done so in their home country.
‣ Michael Schumacher is the only driver to have won his 200th race in his home country, at the 2004 European Grand Prix at the Nürburgring.
‣ If Verstappen wins his 200th race at Zandvoort, he will join the ranks of drivers like Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, and Jenson Button who have also won their 200th race.
Max Verstappen’s hitting a big milestone. His 200th Grand Prix is on the horizon. And guess what? It’s not just any race. It’s a home race at Circuit Zandvoort.
Yeah, you heard it right.
Verstappen’s 200th F1 Race at Zandvoort
2024’s Dutch GP is gonna be a biggie. It’s Verstappen’s 200th F1 race. And if he wins? He’ll be following in some pretty big footsteps. We’re talking Michael Schumacher, seven-time world champ.
Schumacher’s the only guy to win his 200th race in his home country. Did it at the 2004 European Grand Prix at the Nürburgring. That was also his last world title with Ferrari. Talk about a dominant run.
But wait, there’s more.
A few other drivers have won their 200th race. Not at home, mind you. Lewis Hamilton did it in Belgium, 2017. Nico Rosberg in Singapore, 2016. Jenson Button in Hungary, 2011.
So, if Verstappen pulls off a win at his home race this year, and doesn’t skip a beat this season, he’ll join this elite list.
How’s that for a milestone?