Lewis Hamilton vs Max Verstappen: who is the richest among supercarse luxury planes? A challenge between the seven-time British F1 world champion on Mercedes and the reigning world champion on Red Bull. Let's analyze this competition of money and luxury.
Lewis Hamilton has signed the renewal with Mercedes until the end of 2022. The seven-time world champion will earn $ 40 million, part of which is linked to victory bonuses and points. Max Verstappen has a Red Bull contract until 2023, his salary is around 25 million per season, but with the prizes it can go up to 40.
Hamilton earns another $ 12 million from advertising contracts, and from Instagram, with 25.6 million followers, he adds several million more to the counter. Verstappen earns at least 5 million a year from sponsors.
Who is the richest among supercarse luxury planes
Lewis Hamilton owns dream supercars.
He owns two LaFerrari worth $ 3 million, a Pagani Zonda with a top speed of 350 km / h. Committed to protecting the environment, Lewis has a Smart and the Mercedes Eqc SUV, both electric. He also owns a $ 2.7 million Mercedes Amg Project One.
Verstappen owns a number of Ferraris, including a super-exclusive € 1.6 million Monza Sp2, in black, and a Ferrari 488 Pista. He also owns some Aston Martins, a DBS Superleggera and a Porsche 911 GT3 RS. Verstappen owns a $ 13 million Falcon 900-EX personal jet, purchased used by Virgin owner Richard Branson.
Hamilton, on the other hand, sold the 25 million dollar red Bombardier with which he would leave at the end of each race to return to Monte Carlo. For ecological reasons he sold this luxurious jet. Hamilton is considered to be one of the best drivers of all time.
Together with Michael Schumacher, he is the most successful champion in the history of Formula 1, with 7 world titles won: in 2008 with McLaren and in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 with Mercedes. He is also the driver with the most victories, podiums, pole positions and points in the history of the competition.
He stands out for his very aggressive driving style, for his speed in qualifying and for his solidity in the race as well as for his dexterity in the wet, characteristics that make him a complete and very difficult driver for rivals.