“He is well on his way. But you shouldn't be too hasty here either,” he told Bild. “What Max has achieved in the past few years is incredible.
“But to even catch up with the world titles, he needs four more. Max has the talent to become the best of all time, but it's not just him. Team boss, car, pit crew, management – everything has to be right. That was the case with Lewis and Michael. That's why they were able to shape an era.”
Adrian Newey has confirmed that their conservative approach should leave them in a good position at the start of the season, however the more they develop their car, development will become more difficult as they begin to fully optimise their concept.
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