George Russell Jokes About Max Verstappen's Retirement Threat

George Russell Jokes About Max Verstappen’s Retirement Threat

George Russell has jokingly dismissed Max Verstappen’s recent comments about potentially retiring from Formula 1, suggesting that it is a tactic to negotiate a higher salary.

Verstappen has previously expressed concerns about the increasing demands of the sport and his desire to explore other racing disciplines, hinting that his career may not be as long as some of his counterparts. With the record 24-race calendar planned for the 2024 season, Verstappen has reiterated his reservations about committing to Formula 1 long-term.