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Alonso: 'Judge Max on pace'

Fernando Alonso says Max Verstappen's readiness for F1 shouldn't be judged on his age, but on how he performs in the opening half of the 2015 season. The 16-year-old Dutch driver will replace Jean-Eric Vergne at Toro Rosso next season despite only graduating from karts to single-seaters this season.That said, Verstappen entered at a much higher level of formula racing than normal and has impressed in European F3 taking a clean sweep of victory in all six races at the legendary Spa-Francorchamps and the challenging Norisring street circuit.Fernando Alonso was 19 years old when he made his debut for Minardi at the 2001 Australian GP - the team that became Toro Rosso -  and the double...
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