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Max Verstappen's coach reveals he had to ‘Google him at the airport'

Bradley Scanes, performance coach for Max Verstappen, has revealed that he knew very little of Formula 1 before he met the Dutchman, but now thoroughly enjoys their working relationship. Jake Aliker departed Verstappen’s team in 2019, and the now 24-year-old acquired the services of Scanes at the start of 2020. Scanes works as a consultant with team GB’s gymnastics team when he is not by Verstappen’s side, so the pinnacle of motorsport was not his area of expertise going into the job. So limited was his knowledge, in fact, that he was not even aware of who the Red Bull driver was when his first took a meeting with him, so he had no idea what to expect upon seeing him for the first...
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