Verstappen wary of talking up F1 title chances in 2017

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Although Max Verstappen is already being talked about as a future Formula One champion, the Dutch teenager is unsure how competitive he can be next season. The 19-year-old Red Bull driver has taken F1 by storm this season, becoming the youngest competitor to win a race. Two weeks ago, Verstappen produced one of the best drives in recent years...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Toto Wolff says call to Jos Verstappen was to help Max

Toto Wolff insists that he was simply having a chat with a family friend when he made his recent phone call to Jos Verstappen, father of Max.The conversation was the cause of some irritation to Red Bull bosses Christian Horner and Helmut Marko, who viewed it has a form of interference in their team’s business.Wolff said that he gave Verstappen Sr. advice that would be helpful to...
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28 days ago

Red Bull's 'Mad Max' Verstappen adds flair and drama to F1

It's been a wild season for young Max Verstappen. The talented Dutch teenager has been promoted to Red Bull, become the youngest winner in Formula One history and bickered with some of the top teams and drivers in the sport. His aggressive tactics have even prompted a rules clarification for safety. ''Mad Max'' is brash, won't be intimidated and to many, he's a much-needed dose...
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October 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Red Bull replaces Daniil Kvyat for Max Verstappen

The fifth race of the 2016 Formula 1 season will see a bit of a shakeup resulting from events of the Russian Grand Prix. Not in the form of new teams or drivers fitting into the grid of Barcelona, rather the switch of former Red Bull driver Daniil Kvyat to its sister team Toro Rosso in exchange for Max Verstappen. This news comes after Kvyat rear ended Sebastian Vettel twice in one...
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

F1: Verstappen, family close to New Year's fire scare in Dubai

F1 sensation Max Verstappen brought in the New Year amid a safety scare while holidaying in Dubai.The Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf reports that the 18-year-old and his father Jos were not far from the drama as a high-rise hotel caught fire in the ultra-modern city on New Year's Eve.Just hours before Dubai's spectacular annual fireworks display, the luxury skyscraper 'Address Downtown...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Flashback: Jos Verstappen's dramatic exit from the 1994 Brazilian GP

It is easy to forget the Max Verstappen is a rookie in Formula One and, though he suffered from a couple of spins during Friday’s practice for the Brazilian GP, he’s already having a far better time than his father Jos did during his F1 debut at the Interlagos circuit in 1994. Martin Brundle was running in seventh position on Lap 35 when his McLaren began to coast on the long...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Here's Michael Schumacher meeting a baby Max Verstappen

Jos Verstappen may not have fared that well as teammate to Michael Schumacher but now his son is being compared to the legendary seven-time Formula One World Champion by the likes of Martin Brundle. Seventeen-year-old Max Verstappen has already proved his doubters wrong with three pretty awesome performances in the first three races, despite his Renault engine doing its best...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Max Verstappen makes F1 history as youngest in points

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) The glory belonged to Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday, but the history was made by the other Italian team as Toro Rosso rookie Max Verstappen became the youngest driver to score points in Formula One history. At 17 years and 180 days, the Dutch teenager is almost 2 1/2 years younger than Daniil Kvyat when he set the record on debut at last year...
Via Associated Press
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

F1's youngest ever lineup confident of success

Kimi Raikkonen is old enough to be Max Verstappen's father, and when the Formula One season gets underway at the Australian Grand Prix, the teen prodigy will be racing against the seen-it-all veteran. At 17, Verstappen will become the youngest driver in F1 history. He was only 3 1/2 years old when Raikkonen made his F1 debut at the Australian GP in 2001. In that race, Raikkonen finished...
Via Associated Press
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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