Max Verstappen Wikipedia
Max emilian verstappen (dutch pronunciation: [mɑks eːˈmilijɑn vɛrˈstɑpə(n)]; born 30 september 1997) is a belgian dutch racing driver who competes under the dutch flag in formula one with red bull racing.at the 2015 australian grand prix, when he was aged 17 years, 166 days, he became the youngest driver to compete in formula one.he holds eight other "firsts" in formula one racing. Max verstappen pushed mercedes to its limits in the heat of silverstone to clinch victory in the f1 70th anniversary grand prix. valtteri bottas and lewis hamilton locked out the front row after a dominant qualifying performance but couldn’t cut it in the warm weather, succumbing to severe blistering that left them defenseless against the ice cool dutchman in his red bull racing cars. Verstappen: "for now it's fine, we've had a long break, but i don't expect or hope we'll continue doing triple headers next year, because that would be a bit too much. but if we can do two weekends in a row that's fine, with a week in between as a break.". Verstappen’s no holds barred attitude and hard defending have sometimes landed him in hot water with his peers and paymasters. but the mistakes that initially marred his potential have given way to maturity, while the bravado and energy that make him a blockbuster talent have remained – and the victories have kept on coming. Verstappen emerged from the pits after his first stop just behind bottas, but quickly passed the mercedes driver before moving off the medium tyre just six laps later, moving back to hards.
Hamilton Welcomes Title Fight From Verstappen Red Bull
Verstappen and bottas came in with 20 laps remaining for a second time, and hamilton remained out on wearing tires until lap 41 of 52. hamilton emerged in fourth, but the 35 year old showed good. Verstappen’s victory, beating the mercedes of lewis hamilton into second and his teammate valtteri bottas into third, was just the fillip the season required, ending four consecutive wins for a. Johannes franciscus "jos" verstappen (born 4 march 1972) is a dutch former racing driver.after his f1 career jos verstappen has won races in a1 grand prix and le mans series lmp2 races (winning the 24 hours of le mans lmp2 class in 2008). prior to his f1 debut in 1994, he was also the german formula three champion and masters of formula three winner in 1993. Employing a contra strategy in qualifying gave red bull's max verstappen an early edge in the 70th anniversary grand prix. but the manner of the defeat he inflicted on mercedes reflected a key. Red bull driver max verstappen has warned his team to "stay realistic" about its chances at the spanish grand prix verstappen claimed his first win of the season at the 70th anniversary grand prix, taking advantage of blistering heat to overhaul both mercedes who suffered tyre wear issues.
F1 2020 Spanish Gp Red Bull Press Conference (max Verstappen, Alex Albon)
Verstappen suggested after the race he wanted to go for it and stay out, but team boss christian horner said the team risked an identical failure on the dutchman's car if they had followed that route. Max verstappen stunned the mercedes duo of world champion lewis hamilton and pole sitter valtteri bottas to claim victory in the 70th anniversary grand prix at silverstone on sunday. Verstappen sensed that the mercedes cars were struggling and was soon hunting down hamilton. at one stage, he was told to drop off hamilton’s gearbox to protect his tires. “this is the only chance to beat mercedes,” he said over the radio. Verstappen was the only driver to use the hard in q2 at silverstone and thus commit to using it in the first stint, and it paid off when the dutchman scored a victory over the two mercedes drivers. Max verstappen opened the british grand prix with the fastest time in first practice despite the red bull racing drivers expecting a difficult weekend at silverstone. verstappen was 0.474s quicker the mercedes’s lewis hamilton, but the dutchman spent much of the session gathering data on a series.