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Marko defends Verstappen signing

Helmut Marko has denied that signing Max Verstappen is a risk, adamant that the 16-year-old has all the makings of an "absolute champion." Earlier this month, Red Bull announced that the European Formula Three title contender had joined their junior programme. That announcement led to this week's confirmation that he will race for Toro Rosso next season. Verstappen, who will be 17 when he takes to the Australian GP grid, will partner Daniil Kvyat at STR. Despite his age and his lack of single-seater experience - he only entered single-seater racing at the start of this season - Marko believes that in the Dutch racer he has a future World Champion. "I think he has...
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