RED BULL star Max Verstappen will “consolidate his place” relatively than make any transfer to Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes.
That’s in keeping with the previous Prime Gear Stig, Perry McCarthy.
Verstappen missed out on his first ever consecutive F1 wins in Hungary earlier this month.
After victory within the German GP, the Dutchman was chased down by Hamilton inside minutes of the end.
The 21-year-old has made it to the rostrum three different instances this season, making it to 3rd within the Drivers Championship
However rumours emerged of the Dutchman becoming a member of Mercedes final month.
And McCarthy, who wore the well-known white helmet after a season driving for Andrea Moda in 1992, thinks Verstappen has a distinct path deliberate out.
Talking solely to Starsport, he mentioned: “I don’t actually really feel Max will look to maneuver anyplace.
“Within the Crimson Bull partnership, Honda is actually coming alongside leaps and bounds.
“Crimson Bull imagine in Max and he can take wins, be on the entrance.
“It simply exhibits precisely how sensible Max is – he’s an excellent reward to F1.
“I don’t see him eyeing Mercedes. He’s extra prone to consolidate his place at Crimson Bull.”
And the previous Stig went on to recommend Mercedes could possibly be pushed even more durable by Verstappen quickly.
“Crimson Bull have all the time been famend for having superb vehicles aerodynamically,” McCarthy continued.
“The vehicles have been nice however they’ve had issues matching Mercedes for energy and reliability.
“However their new partnership with Honda has been reaping the rewards of loads of religion and laborious work.
“It’s a query of various parts the place they’re shaving the sides off.
“However the partnership with Honda is suiting Crimson Bull.
“Their chassis is all the time glorious because it’s designed by Adrian Newey, a recognised genius in F1.”
It comes as Hamilton might launch a music profession with Rudimental.