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Max Verstappen

Verstappen F1 domination 'boring to death'

The Dutchman has won six of the opening eight races for Red Bull.

Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan has conceded Max Verstappen's dominant streak at the top of the sport is "more boring" than Michael Schumacher and Ferrari's reign.

Dutchman Verstappen secured a sixth victory out of eight races this year, with nearest title challenger and Red Bull teammate Sergio Perez 69 points adrift in the Drivers' Championship.

The two-time World Champion displayed similar dominance last term when securing the record for the most wins in a single campaign with 15.

Verstappen's latest victory at the Canadian Grand Prix saw him move level with Ayrton Senna for fifth on the all-time F1 winners list with 41, as well as securing Red Bull's 100th win.

Longevity, loyalty, focus

On what had been the main contributors to Red Bull's success, Jordan told the Formula For Success podcast: "Longevity, loyalty, focus, attention to all the minor details and I think even though it looks somewhat a little bit turbulent from the outside, Adrian Newey has found his natural home.

"Yes, he was good at Williams but he never really liked it. Him and Ron Dennis at McLaren, whilst they were massively successful, I feel it just suits Adrian Newey and the brain he has got – there are not many better brains in the entire universe in my opinion when it comes to getting speed out of a design.

"The two key top people have been there for a very long time. It is not necessarily a marriage made in heaven but sometimes that helps.

"Adrian can be a fiery guy and Christian equally, but it works."

Heaping praise on the current championship leader, Jordan added: "Let's not forget one thing here, Max Verstappen will emerge, over time, to be the greatest driver of all time, he is that good.

"I don't like the last couple of races, I have to tell you I am bored to death. He is just that good, he is making it boring – more so than the Schumacher era."

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