Max Verstappen has made a string of suggestions that he believes would improve the racing spectacle in Formula 1. The Red Bull star is yet to feature as a title contender in his previous F1 seasons, something he partly attributes to the sport's unlevel playing field.
Liberty Media have made strides to improve racing in 2019, with simpler front wings and other aerodynamic tweaks brought in in an attempt to boost overtaking, with further changes planned for 2021.
Asked what he would change bout F1, Verstappen said: "The tyres. At the moment they are very sensitive and quickly overheat, then you slide more and it is hard to follow others so it is hard to fight during a race.
"DRS helps to get closer, but in the end I do not want to depend on that.
"Also after a quick lap you have to slow down to be able to do another one because the tyres have to cool down and that takes way too long.
"It is the same during the race. You have to stay in a certain limit, otherwise the tyres overheat. I would like to drive a lot faster.
"We also should be less dependent on the engines. At the moment there is too much of a difference between the engines.
"In the last couple of years the championship was mostly won by the team with the best engine. Generally you should keep that difference between the 20 or 30 horsepower.
"Regarding the aerodynamics, it does not have to go as fast for me, as long as we can race each other better.
"Or when you touch someone and something breaks off, that it will not cost half a second per lap. Now when you drive a little too fast over a kerb, half the bottom of your car breaks off and that is not what you want.
"Finally, the difference between the teams are too big. You have the three top teams: Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull.
"But the difference from the third to the fourth team is almost a second, the is a big difference. I think the races would be much prettier if we could bring that all a bit close together."
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