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Max Verstappen

Video: Verstappen and Tsunoda warm up for Miami with swamp racing!

Red Bull sent Max Verstappen and Yuki Tsunoda to the Everglades for some special pre-Miami Grand Prix practice!

Max Verstappen and Yuki Tsunoda began their Miami Grand Prix weekends by leaving Miami behind and heading out to the city of Naples and into the depths of the Florida Everglades.

The two F1 drivers were handed the keys to two specially prepared swamp buggies – one bedecked in a Red Bull livery for Verstappen, and another in AlphaTauri colours for Tsunoda.

Firing up the 900-horsepower V8s, the two drivers stormed onto the 'track' - a circuit made up of standing water - to get some experience as they took on a series of races in a head-to-head display.

Verstappen and Tsunoda were joined by Red Bull athletes Jett Lawrence and Zion Wright as they all took turns behind the wheel.

Verstappen: With Red Bull, you always get to do crazy things

"I didn't really know what to expect from swamp buggy racing," Verstappen beamed after climbing out.

"I was shocked when I arrived, because I'd never seen anything like this, it was really cool. It's pretty amazing to drive and it's so different from what we are used to.

"With Red Bull, you know you always get to do some crazy things, and this is just on another level!"

Tsunoda also enjoyed his day driving a very different machine to his F1 car.

"Swamp buggy... [it] was definitely the first time in my life, and I super enjoyed it – a solid day," he said.

"Driving the buggy was like a jet ski; you can't turn the car when you are full throttle. But it was easier than expected and I was able to adapt quite quickly, and I had a lot of fun!"

Check out the video below!

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