Max Verstappen picks Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in F1 biopic on Lewis Hamilton rivalry

MAX VERSTAPPEN and Lewis Hamilton have been embroiled in some of the thrilling F1 title battles of all time final yr.

Max Verstappen picks Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in F1 biopic on Lewis Hamilton rivalry

Max Verstappen needs Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in a film (Picture: GETTY)

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Max Verstappen hopes it would not occur, but when a film is made on his rivalry with Lewis Hamilton then he says he’d need Hollywood A-lister Leonardo DiCaprio to play him. F1 rivalries have at all times been within the sport with some well-known battles through the years.

Alain Prost vs Ayrton Senna was arguably essentially the most intense rivalry in F1 historical past after they joined forces at McLaren in 1988. Bitter arguments passed off and a part of that rivalry was changed into a movie centered on Senna.

James Hunt and Niki Lauda’s title battle in 1976 was additionally changed into a Hollywood blockbuster ‘Rush’ with the previous being performed by Chris Hemsworth. Hamilton and Verstappen’s rivalry has been effervescent through the years with the younger Dutchman making an impression from the very second he broke into the game as a teen.

All Verstappen had seen in his early years as an F1 driver was Hamilton dominating the championship forward of the 2021 season. However that every one modified final yr when Purple Bull gave Verstappen a automobile able to difficult Hamilton and it produced some of the dramatic seasons in F1 historical past.

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Max Verstappen picks Leonardo DiCaprio to play him in F1 biopic on Lewis Hamilton rivalry

Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen’s rivalry reached new heights final season (Picture: GETTY)

No person predicted what would comply with within the season finale at Abu Dhabi with some strategies it might be changed into one other F1 Hollywood blockbuster. Verstappen has stayed away from the cameras in recent times with sure criticism on the way in which Drive to Survive has been put collectively on Netflix.

And the 24-year-old would like to not see his match-up with Hamilton changed into a film. But when he had his decide, Verstappen would go for one in every of Hollywood’s prime actors to play him within the film.


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“Initially, I hope that by no means occurs. I don’t want that!” Verstappen advised Purple Bull. “But when it does and now, Leonardo DiCaprio may play me. That might be nice.”

Verstappen was additionally requested to offer his opinion of Hamilton and the place the present relationship stands between the 2.

“We’ve had our fights, however there’s additionally a whole lot of respect. He’s one of many biggest racers ever,” he added.

Hamilton has some method to go to get again within the championship battle this season although with each Purple Bull and Ferrari far out in entrance forward of Mercedes to date. The third race of the season takes place subsequent weekend in Australia the place Verstappen can be hoping to increase his lead over Hamilton.


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