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Red Bull on the defensive over Verstappen debut

Max Verstappen is a hot topic in Belgium Red Bull have defended their decision to make Dutch teenager Max Verstappen Formula One's youngest ever driver and say the 16-year-old has already shown he is championship material. Helmut Marko, motorsport consultant to the champions, told the official formula1.com website on Tuesday that Red Bull's sister team Toro Rosso were not taking a risk in putting him in their lineup next year. Verstappen, who will be 17 next month, is still too young to drive on public roads in his home country and will have experienced only a year of single seater racing when he makes his first grid appearance in 2015. He was little more than a toddler when some of the...
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