F1, Max Verstappen ready for Suzuka, “his track”

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The Cavallino's last victory with Schumacher in 2004

This weekend sees the Japanese GP in Suzuka. A traditional appointment for the F1 World Championship although, for several reasons, this year it will take place much earlier than usual. Ferrari, fresh from Sainz’s success at the Australian GP, is ready to do everything to curb Verstappen’s desire for revenge. The Dutchman, after problems in Melbourne, aims to return to dominance on the track.

Suzuka è one of the three-time World Champion’s favorite circuits. The last two editions, in fact, have been won by the very Red Bull Dutchman (who has won six times since 2009). Not è however, a GP that brings much good to Ferrari. Consider that the Cavallino's last success in Japan dates back to 2004 with Schumacher driving the Red Bull. In short, 20 years without success for Ferrari at Suzuka.

Considered one of the most complete and challenging tracks in the World Championship, Suzuka will be important to see if Ferrari really has what it takes to bother Red Bull. Leclerc and Sainz want to prove they can bother Verstappen even on a track decidedly congenial to his way of driving. And, whyè not, give the Cavallino fans a victory in Japan that has been missing for 20 years.

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