Mercedes boss hopes Verstappen wins title

One Mercedes-linked motor racing boss is actually barracking against the German carmaker in Formula 1 for the 2022 title. Hubert Haupt, owner and driver of a team that runs three Mercedes AMG cars in the German touring car championship DTM, admitted he hopes Red Bull’s Max Verstappen prevails this season. He admits his loyalties are with Mercedes in DTM, “But in terms of Formula 1, it would be huge for Red Bull to win the title. “So I hope Verstappen manages it,” the 52-year-old German added. Not just that, he thinks Hamilton and Verstappen are simply faster drivers than Vettel. He was then in the best car when he become champion with Red Bull,” he said.

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