Eddie Jordan pointed out this week: Hamilton should end his contract with Mercedes and partner with Verstappen. However, when Verstappen responded to this question, he was not interested in it, and he did not think Hamilton should join Red Bull.
"The only thing I'm interested in is how to win the world championship, (Hamilton joins Red Bull?) Why does he do this? He wants to win the world championship, I also want. (Champion to win) Of course he has to try to stay right The team. Right now he is playing for the right team that can win the championship. We will wait and see what the future holds." Verstappen said at a press conference.
Verstappen has retired from two consecutive races. Red Bull Racing’s engine supplier Honda said: Several factors have caused problems with the engine’s electronic system and software, leading to Verstappen’s withdrawal. "I am very excited to restart the game, but more importantly, have our problems been found and solved," Verstappen said. "Currently we have retired three times in nine games. We will play against Honda. Let's make sure that similar situations never happen again."
Verstappen已连续两场比赛退赛。 Red Bull Racing的引擎供应商Honda表示：几种因素导致引擎的电子系统和软件出现问题，导致Verstappen退出。 Verstappen说：“重新启动游戏让我感到非常兴奋，但是更重要的是，我们线上体育平台已经找到并解决了我们的问题。” “目前我们已经九场比赛退了三场比赛。网上体育平台我们将与本田队比赛。让我们确保类似情况再也不会发生。”
But Verstappen is not optimistic about this weekend's race. The Sochi circuit has many straights that are not suitable for Red Bull to play. Verstappen believes: facing a difficult weekend, he mustered his courage. "From a competitive point of view, we have never been a competitive team in Sochi on weekends, he said, so I don’t expect any miracles. Of course, there are many long straights and many short right-angle corners. So this year’s performance It is impossible to be very different from the past. But compared with Mugello, the opponents of the midstream group will be closer to us. But our goal is still the podium." Verstappen said.