Kevin Magnussen will depart F1 with a podium underneath his belt in 2014 with McLaren. The Dane has by no means had a automotive able to enjoying the podiums on a common foundation, whether or not at McLaren, Renault or Haas.
What if Kevin Magnussen had been in a aggressive McLaren in 2014? What if he had a successful automotive? Could he have had a totally different destiny?
The future IMSA pilot had no doubts about his expertise …
“I undoubtedly assume that if I obtained in a Mercedes I would have the ability to win races. “
“The little boy in me, who grew up having nice confidence in himself, nonetheless believes that I might win the world championship if I was within the successful automotive, if I was in a Mercedes. “
” But this is not the case. And a lot of things have helped that this does not happen. I certainly could have done better at times. “
“There are a lot of issues, however I actually really feel like I did the very best I might with what I had. “
Son of an F1 driver, Kevin Magnussen has however struggled to realize entry to supreme self-discipline, particularly financially, as he says.
“Growing up as a small little one to set the objective of changing into a Formula 1 driver, realizing that his household will be unable to assist you as a lot, at the least financially, it’s a very troublesome objective to attain and I have it. achieved. “
“And I spent a few years in Formula 1. In that context, I went a lot additional than I ought to have achieved. “
But Kevin Magnussen left the game all the identical with regrets …
” Do you always want more. I will be leaving Formula 1 and I will be a little sad that I didn’t do more. “
“But nonetheless, wanting again, you’ll be able to see what actually occurred: I’ve come a good distance, and located myself in a place that only a few folks maintain of their lifetime. “