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Driver set to replace Lewis Hamilton compared to Max Verstappen

Mercedes' young talent, Kimi Antonelli, hailed as the 'finest driver in a Formula Three car since Max Verstappen,' is set to bypass Formula Three entirely, making a direct leap to Formula Two this season, where he will compete for Prema Racing. Sky Sports F1 pundit Karun Chandhok disclosed that insiders in motorsport are drawing parallels between the teenage sensation and Red Bull's Verstappen. Verstappen, a three-time world champion, entered Formula One at a mere 17 years old with Toro Rosso. Following just 23 races, he ascended to Red Bull, displacing Daniil Kvyat, and clinched victory in his debut at the Spanish Grand Prix, becoming the youngest race winner in the sport's annals at 18...
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