Red Bull's home race has arrived with intense rumours about Verstappen's contract, and the performance clauses that exist within it.
Dr Helmut Marko and Verstappen's manager have been forced to confirm the existence of exit clauses, which would allow Verstappen to leave Red Bull next year if certain terms are not met.
Marca reported that Red Bull need Verstappen to win before the summer break in order to guarantee him staying in 2020 – just four races remain, with Red Bull struggling to get to grips with Honda and the 2019 regulations.
Other reports have suggested that Verstappen and Red Bull's performance in the drivers' and constructors' championship respectively could also allow him to leave.
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