In 2023, Max Verstappen completed the most dominant season in Formula 1 history. While capturing his third World Championship, the 26-year-old Belgian-Dutch driver won a record 19 of 22 races, led the most laps ever in a season, and set a new mark for the largest points gap between first and second place in the final standings. As we look back on the greatest sporting achievements of 2023, Verstappen’s unparalleled season tops the list. Below is a selection of some of the most memorable images from his 2023 campaign.
This is Alex Albon, the F1 driver who never gave up: “I’ve seen a lot in this sport. I’m thankful for all of it. The good and the bad made me into the man I am today.”
Pierre Gasly on his relationship with Red Bull, losing his friend Anthoine Hubert and his win at Monza
I needed to listen to my heart, I needed to go it alone and make my own decision. Change is scary — it’s f****** terrifying.