Verstappen leads Hamilton by six points after 16 of 22 races but the Circuit of the Americas holds happier memories for Mercedes' seven times world champion.
The former world champions are fifth overall in the standings, an improvement on last year but some way off the pace of rivals using the same Renault engines.
Pirelli and McLaren have cancelled a Formula One tyre test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit on Tuesday and Wednesday.
McLaren's Fernando Alonso will compete in next January's Daytona 24 Hours sportscar race as preparation for an eventual tilt at Le Mans.
The two-time Formula One champion, Fernando Alonso, was said to leave McLaren to join Mercedes or Red Bull.
McLaren boss, Eric Boullier, warned the team driver, Fernando Alonso, after Alonso asked the team to improve if they want him to stay.
McLaren are open to restructuring Formula One's revenue distribution to make payments less skewed to bigger teams and help smaller ones become more competitive .
McLaren's partnership with Honda has not worked so far and the team are now approaching a "fork in the road"