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Verstappen on performance drive as child: 'You have to have that mentality'

Speed was in Max Verstappen 's genes as the son of former Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen, and mother Sophie Kumpen who was a successful go-kart driver. In the magazine Sports Illustrated Kids he talks about racing in his younger years and what attracted him to karting, but also about what drove him to work harder. Article continues under ad Verstappen mentions some of the things about karting that really appealed to him. Among other things, the speed, being low to the ground and trying to find the limit [of the car], but also the limit of yourself. "And of course, the engines, the smell of the fuel. These kind of things at the time were really interesting to me [as a kid]." Read...
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