Verstappen’s New Records After 2023 Formula 1 Season

Max Verstappen set numerous records in the 2023 Formula 1 season, including the most victories in a season, highest winning percentage, most points, highest percentage of points, and being the first driver to win three times in the same country in one season, among others.

Highlights

‣ In the 2023 Formula 1 season, Max Verstappen broke numerous records, including the most victories in a season (19), the highest winning percentage (86.36%), and the most points (575).
‣ Verstappen also achieved the most sprint victories in a season (4), took pole position, fastest lap and victory six times, and became the first driver in F1 history to win three times in the same country in one season.
‣ He led more than a thousand laps in 2023, with 1003 (out of 1325) laps led, which is 75.7% of the time.
‣ Verstappen holds other F1 records such as the most sprint victories (7), most sprint poles (6), and being the youngest F1 driver to start a GP, score points, win a race, and achieve a Grand Slam.


Max Verstappen, the Red Bull Racing driver, had a record-breaking 2023 Formula 1 season. He set numerous records that year, adding to an already impressive list of achievements.

The 2023 F1 season was filled with record-breaking moments for Verstappen. He surpassed his own record for the most victories in a season, winning a Grand Prix 19 times. His tenth consecutive win in Monza broke Sebastian Vettel’s record. He also surpassed Alberto Ascari’s 1952 record by achieving the highest winning percentage (86.36%).

But those are just a few highlights. Verstappen also achieved the most sprint victories in a season (4), the most points (575), and the highest percentage of points (92.7%). He also scored six hat-tricks, securing pole position, fastest lap, and victory.

In the same season, Verstappen made history by winning three times in the U.S. – in Miami, Austin, and Las Vegas. He also set a record in Zandvoort, making six pit stops during an unpredictable race and still coming out on top. This record, however, he shares with Jenson Button, who won the Canadian GP in 2011 under similar conditions.

Verstappen’s strong season ended in Abu Dhabi, where he led more than a thousand laps. He led 75.7% of the time in 2023, with 1003 laps led out of 1325.

The list of Verstappen’s records is extensive. From the most wins in a season (19) to the most consecutive races as the championship leader (39), his achievements are numerous. He also holds the record for the most consecutive top-two finishes (15) and the most hat-tricks in a season (6).

Verstappen also holds other F1 records. He has the most sprint victories (7), the most sprint poles (6), and the fastest laps in a sprint (5). He also holds the record for the most overtakes in a season (78, 2016) and the youngest participant in a GP weekend (17 years and 3 days, Japan 2014).

These records reflect Verstappen’s exceptional talent and dedication. His achievements in the 2023 season have set a new standard in Formula 1 racing.

Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez
Albert Ramirez is a senior writer at F1Highlights.com. With a passion for motorsports, Albert brings a unique perspective to the world of Formula One. With over five years of experience as a sports reporter, he has honed his skills in capturing the essence of the sport.

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