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Max Verstappen is ready to start his F1 title charge from the off when the 2020 season eventually gets underway.
The Red Bull driver was due to drive his new RB16 in excitement for the first time at the Australian Grand Prix in March. However, the race of cancelled.
The 22-year-old has warned reigning champion Lewis Hamilton and his title rivals that he’s raring to go when the action begins.
“Whenever we will get started again, I will be ready,” Verstappen wrote on Twitter. “In the meantime, I hope you are all in good health.”
— Max Verstappen (@Max33Verstappen) April 6, 2020
The Dutchman also posted a video in which he offered an insight into what he’s been up to at his base in Monaco.
“At the moment through the current situation I try to stay at home as much as possible of course and try to do all my workouts at home,” Verstappen said. “Of course we stay ready, I do a lot of sim work – on my simulator at home – and of course a lot of training as well to stay ready for whenever we’re going to get started again. I hope, of course, you guys are all staying healthy in the meantime and I hope to see you guys all very soon.”