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Verstappen to replace Vergne at STR in 2015

Toro Rosso have confirmed that Max Verstappen will replace Jean-Eric Vergne next season to race alongside Daniil Kvyat. The young Dutchman recently signed to Red Bull's Junior Programme and is currently in contention for the 2014 F3 title. He will become the youngest ever F1 driver when he debuts in 2015 at the age of 17. "Ever since I was seven years old, Formula One has been my career goal, so this opportunity is truly a dream come true,” said Verstappen. Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost believes Verstappen, even at his young age, has what it takes to make the jump from F3 to F1. "We are happy to welcome Max into the Toro Rosso family," he commented. "It's...
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