Oracle Purple Bull Racing has signed Method One 2021 World Champion, Max Verstappen, till 2028, in its longest deal but.
The deal, which sees the 24 year-old Dutchman prolong his current contract for one more 5 years, is believed to be the longest in F1 historical past. The profitable contract might reportedly earn him €50m a yr.
Talking in regards to the new five-year-deal, Max Verstappen mentioned: “I actually get pleasure from being a part of the Oracle Purple Bull Racing Crew, so selecting to remain to the 2028 season was a straightforward choice. I really like this Crew and final yr was merely unbelievable, our aim since we got here collectively in 2016 was to win the championship and now we have accomplished that, so now it’s about preserving the primary on the automotive long-term.”
Oracle Purple Bull Racing CEO and Crew Principal Christian Horner added: “To have Max signed with Oracle Purple Bull Racing by way of to the tip of 2028 is an actual assertion of intent. Our fast focus is on retaining Max’s World Championship title, however this deal additionally reveals he is part of the Crew’s long-term planning. With the Purple Bull Powertrains division working in direction of the brand new engine laws for 2026 we needed to ensure we had the most effective driver on the grid secured for that automotive.”