The Red Bull Racing ace was driving for Toro Rosso this time last year and achieved his best result of the season at the Hungaroring, finishing in a fine fourth place.
Heading back to Budapest with back-to-back second place finishes behind him, Verstappen hopes for more good fortune around the twisty circuit.
“Hungaroring is a great track,” he said.
“I always enjoy driving there because it’s a small track with a big car so it gives a bit of a go kart feeling, it’s also pretty tough due to all the turns, so you don’t really get a chance to rest and usually end up pretty sweaty.
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“Sector 2 is my favourite part of the track, it’s all about hitting the apex of one corner right so you are in the right position.
“If you get it wrong it’s a big time penalty, so you need to be really focused.”