Max Verstappen and Valtteri Bottas Will Fight for a Record in 2021 Which No Driver Wants

Shloke Sarkar

Popular RedBull Racing Driver Max Verstappen, Son of famous Dutch racer Jos Verstappen will be battling it out with Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 driver Valtteri Bottas in the 2021 season of Formula One for a record that no one wishes to have to their name.

What is This Record?

Credits: Speed Sport

The record in question is for the most number of race wins without having a title to a driver’s name. Currently held by Racing legend Sir Sterling Moss for having won 16 races without any title to his name, both drivers will try to avoid this not so good record.

For those of you wondering, this was previously held by Ex-Formula One racer Nico Rosberg, who won the 2016 title, removing this record from his name.

Will Bottas Beat Max to the Record?

In terms of how many race wins the drivers have and how much of a gap exists between them and Moss, Bottas has 9 wins to his name, while his younger RedBull competitor has 10 race wins to his name. The drivers need 8, 7 wins respectively to beat Moss.

What will make their efforts to stay away from this record tougher will be Valtteri’s partner at Mercedes, Lewis Hamilton, gunning for an 8th world title, so as to become the driver with the most WDCs to his name.

The record for most championships is currently equalled by Lewis Hamilton and racing legend Michael Schumacher.

With Lewis probably set to win his 8th title, if he does stay on in Formula One, the chances of one of these drivers beating Sir Stirling Moss could become a reality.

What are your thoughts regarding this situation? Who will beat Moss to the record according to you? Let us know in the comments below.

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