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Verstappen makes F1 history

Max Verstappen will replace Jean-Eric Vergne at Toro Rosso from the start of next season, it was revealed on Monday, making him the youngest driver in F1 history.Verstappen is currently just 16 years old and only graduated from karts this year. However, an impressive string of performances in the European F3 Championship saw him join Red Bull's junior programme earlier this month.The Dutch driver turns 17 at the end of September and will therefore comfortably break the record currently held by Jaime Alguersuari, who was 19 years and 125 days old when he made his F1 debut, also for Toro Rosso, at the 2009 Hungarian GP.'First of all, I would like to thank Dr Helmut Marko and Red Bull for all...
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