Highly rated Dutch driver Max Verstappen has been signed up by the Red Bull Junior Team, according to an announcement on Tuesday.
The 16-year-old, who is the son of former Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen, is regarded as one of the most promising young drivers in Europe having taken seven wins in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship this year, his first season in car racing.
By linking up with Red Bull, Verstappen follows in the footsteps of the likes of Sebastian Vettel, Daniel Riccairdo, Jean-Eric Vergne and Daniil Kvyat, all of whom graduated to Formula 1 racing via the world champion team's development squad.
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