That is the daring declare of Jo Ramirez, a longtime former McLaren coordinator who labored with the legendary Brazilian.
Senna is taken into account considered one of F1’s biggest drivers, having received three world championships, 41 Grands Prix and 65 pole positions earlier than his tragic dying in 1994.
Ramirez says Verstappen, who’s seeking to develop into the fifth F1 driver to win three consecutive world titles this yr, reminds him of a modern-day Senna.
“The man is excellent,” Ramirez informed Spanish publication AS.
“He took on the function of Ayrton Senna in fashionable F1 and with what a automotive, this group and Adrian Newey are virtually unstoppable.
“Checo (Perez) is excellent too however he lacks Max’s killer intuition.”
After beating Lewis Hamilton to the drivers’ crown on the controversial 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, Verstappen claimed his second world championship by profitable a file 15 of twenty-two races final season.
And the Dutchman bought off to the right begin to his 2023 title protection with an unmatched drive to a dominating victory within the season-opening Bahrain Grand Prix.
When requested if he considers the Pink Bull-Verstappen mixture unbeatable, Ramirez replied: “Fully. If they do not undergo technical setbacks or accidents, sure.
“They’re in one other galaxy and now a circuit is coming wherein they’re going to fly.
“Their supremacy will go away us speechless. They’re very quick in quick corners and will likely be far superior to others.
“Additionally, the combat between Max and Checo will likely be much more useful for them to proceed enhancing.”