Recently signed 2015 Toro Rosso driver Max Verstappen has endured an embarrassing first public outing in a Formula 1 car at a demonstration event in the Netherlands.
The 16-year-old, who will become the youngest driver to start a grand prix next March, clouted a barrier with the front of the STR7 while entertaining the crowd.
The incident occurred moments after the car was pushed back from another barrier by event officials.
The front-end damage was repaired at the event by the team, allowing subsequent demonstration runs to be completed.
The Dutchman had undertaken a brief test at Rockingham in the United Kingdom last week in preparation for the Rotterdam, Netherlands, outing.
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