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Verstappen move is a risk - drivers

id="story_continues_1" itemprop="description"> Formula 1 drivers have questioned the wisdom of Red Bull's decision to pick teenager Max Verstappen to drive for Toro Rosso next year. The Dutchman will be 17 when he makes his debut - the youngest F1 driver in history by about a year-and-a-half. Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button said they were not ready for F1 at 17, which Felipe Massa said was 'a little young'. Many said they were pleased Verstappen had been promoted on the basis of talent rather than financial backing. But Sauber's Adrian Sutil said the move was a 'risk' for Verstappen's career. Who is Max Verstappen? He is the son of Jos Verstappen, a Dutch racing...
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