News Details

Max Verstappen to become youngest F1 driver at 17 next year

Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest driver to race in Formula One next season after the Dutchman was announced that he will be joining Toro Rosso in 2015. Verstappen, the son of former F1 driver Jos who raced in 106 Grands Prix, will be only 17 at the start of next season and will join Daniil Kvyat at Red Bull’s sister team. “Ever since I was seven years old, Formula One has been my career goal, so this opportunity is truly a dream come true,” Verstappen said. The announcement will likely end the F1 career of Jean-Eric Vergne, who has been with Toro Rosso since 2012. The Frenchman raced in his 50th Grand Prix in Hungary last month. Jos Verstappen drinks water as...
Full Story »
2y ago from F1Pulse.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Official: Verstappen to partner Kvyat at Toro Rosso in...

Toro Rosso has announced that Max Verstappen will drive for the team from...
2y ago from Pitpass.com

Verstappen to race for Toro Rosso in 2015

Red Bull Junior Team Max Verstappen will race for Toro Rosso in 2015, it...
2y ago from F1Zone.net

Verstappen, 16, handed Formula 1 drive

Sixteen-year-old Max Verstappen will become the youngest Formula 1 driver...
2y ago from BBC.co.uk

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Rossi enjoys new chassis

Following testing in Brno, Valentino Rossi is excited about the new Yamaha...
9h ago from SuperSport.com

MotoGP: Tech 3 boss Poncharal pours praise on Crutchlow

Monster Tech 3 Yamaha boss Hervé Poncharal has poured praise on his...
14h ago from MotorcycleNews.c...

New Finnish track designed to thwart track limit abuse

Alex Wurz, whose company has helped design Finland's new KymiRing that...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Beard science: Inside the mind of Ducati MotoGP wizard...

Enigmatic and almost inscrutable, Luigi ‘Gigi’ Dall’Igna has...
22h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

INDYCAR: Three cars in scary pit lane crash

Alexander Rossi, Charlie Kimball, and Helio Castroneves walked away from...
1d ago from Racer.com

Pippa Mann: “It's definitely been a tough weekend”

Pippa Mann completed Monday’s 500-mile race at Pocono Raceway three...
10h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Max Chilton: “You constantly had to be adapting”

Max Chilton was happy to complete all 500 miles at Pocono Raceway on...
10h ago from TheCheckeredFlag...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Takale/Sherif gets top 10 finish in Asian...

Sanjay Takale and co-driver Musa Sherif endured a difficult outing in...
17h ago from Motorsport.com

Lefebvre and Moreau plot speedy return

Advertising The pair were flown to hospital after crashing their DS 3 in...
17h ago from WRC.com

Eighties F1 stars sign on for Classic Adelaide rally

A trio of 1980s Formula 1 stars will take part in this year’s Classic...
2d ago from Motorsport.com

Hyundai extends Sordo contract to 2018

Spanish driver Dani Sordo will continue as a Hyundai factory driver in the...
1d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Splashing the cash: How have the biggest spenders...

ANCHESTER CITY are edging out Manchester United for the title of this...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger makes transfer admission: I...

The Gunners boss has long been slammed by supporters for his seemingly...
4h ago from Express.co.uk

Every Premier League star to score over 100 goals...

EXPRESS SPORT brings you the finest goalscorers in the history of the...
1h ago from Express.co.uk

Arsenal keep tabs on Roma defender Kostas Manolas as...

Arsenal keep tabs on Roma defender Kostas Manolas as search for...
9h ago from DailyMail.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Rosberg: It's a clean slate

Nico Rosberg heads to Belgium this week looking... Read More »
1h ago from PlanetF1.com

Inside Line: Is Max the new Ayrton?

Is Max Verstappen the new Ayrton Senna? It is a... Read More »
11h ago from GrandPrix247.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.