“I Would be Supporting..”: Max Verstappen Names the Driver He Would be Supporting if He Was Wasn’t in Formula 1

Get to know who did Max Verstappen name as his favorite driver if he wasn't in the world of Formula 1.

Fernando Alonso on Max Verstappen
Fernando Alonso and Max Verstappen

Ever since Max Verstappen has surprisingly challenged Lewis Hamilton with all guns blazing in the 2021 Formula 1 season, there are many former drivers who have evidently shown their appreciation towards the Dutchman. However ahead of the Turkish GP, when the 24 years old was asked upon the same, he took the same of the two-time world champion. 

When asked upon who Verstappen would be supporting if he wasn’t a part of Formula 1, the ace Red Bull driver responded by taking the name of Fernando Alonso. The duo has been publicly witnessed in praising one another and it is no surprise to any race fan that even Alonso back Verstappen to end Mercedes’ reign. 

Max Verstappen on Fernando Alonso 

Safe to say it seems as though Max Verstappen is a member of the Fernando Alonso fan club with him responding to a young F1 supporter’s question during Thursday’s driver press conferences over who he would follow if he was not in the sport himself. 

Having said that, Verstappen is not alone in the Alonso appreciation society, either, with Lance Stroll of Aston Martin sat alongside him and saying the same thing about the Spaniard.

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