As Formula 1 reels from Lewis Hamilton’s stunning move to Ferrari for 2025, speculation about other top drivers’ futures is rampant. Among them is Max Verstappen, whose career trajectory is now a hot topic, especially in light of comments by Gaetan Vigneron, the seasoned F1 commentator for Belgian broadcaster RTBF.
Vigneron offers a seasoned perspective on Hamilton’s switch, saying, “It’s one of the great transfers in the history of F1, but there have been others.” He points out that the allure of Ferrari is undeniable, noting, “Ferrari is an attractive brand that makes everyone dream. (Ayrton) Senna, Hamilton’s idol, wanted to end his career at Ferrari. (Michael) Schumacher did it and he was champion. (Fernando) Alonso and (Sebastian) Vettel tried and failed.”
The commentator doesn’t stop there. He ventures into the future, suggesting a similar fate could await Verstappen: “Now, if Hamilton can win his eighth world title with the reds, he might be the greatest of all time. The Italian brand is so attractive that I wouldn’t even be surprised if one day we are told that Max Verstappen is ending his career at Ferrari.”