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Max Verstappen

Verstappen sets out F1 ambition after hitting Senna milestone

Is there any stopping the Dutchman after equalling Senna's F1 win tally?

Max Verstappen has no plans on letting up after matching Ayrton Senna's Formula 1 win tally.

The Red Bull driver dominated from light to flag at the Canadian Grand Prix last weekend to lead home Aston Martin's Fernando Alonso and Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton.

Verstappen has been in a class of his own so far this season having won six of the opening eight races, continuing the fine form that saw the Dutchman take the record for most wins in a single campaign during his second title triumph last term.

But the Canada victory took Verstappen to 41 career wins, tying Brazilian Senna's tally and taking him to tied-fifth on the all-time list.

Only Lewis Hamilton, Michael Schumacher, Sebastian Vettel and Alain Prost have more wins than Verstappen in F1 history.

'Hate to compare generations'

Asked what his latest milestone meant to him, Verstappen told media including RacingNews365.com: "I hate to compare different generations.

"From my side, the only thing I can say is that when I was a little kid driving in go-karting, I was dreaming about being a Formula 1 driver and I would have never imagined winning 41 Grands Prix.

"So of course, to tie with Ayrton is something incredible. I'm proud of that, but of course, I hope it's not stopping here, I hope that we can keep on winning more races."

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