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Verstappen – ‘Judge me on my speed, not my age’

+ Max Verstappen says he should be judged on his speed when he makes his debut in Formula 1 next season, not his age, which will be just 17, a record for the sport. Verstappen, who is currently racing in the Formula 3 European Championship, his first year of car racing, was confirmed as Daniil Kvyat’s team-mate at Toro Rosso for 2015 earlier this week, a move that has caused some shock, given his age, with the Dutchman currently only 16-years-old. Despite his young age, Verstappen is adamant that he is ready for Formula 1, and maintains that he can only prove that to his doubters on track next season. “I have always made big steps,” explained Verstappen. “From karting to Formula 3...
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