Verstappen, however, values the quiet moments away from the F1 track, where he can embrace a simpler life with fewer eyes on him. Red Bull team boss Christian Horner has previously acknowledged that Verstappen finds the level of fame uncomfortable.
Verstappen: I don't want to know everything
In a recent interview with Formule1.nl, Verstappen addressed the question of why he rarely shares insights into his private life on social media.
“Yes. But I’m also like: what I do privately, it’s nobody’s business,” Verstappen said.
“I don’t follow that many Formula 1-related accounts or people anyway. I consciously ignore a lot of Formula 1 news, then at some point it doesn’t pass by in my timeline either.
“Actually, I only follow other sports and athletes, also to get balance in my life that way. I don’t want – and especially when I’m at home – to know everything that’s going on in the paddock.”
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