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Aug 19, 2014

Red Bull see no risk in Verstappen debut

LONDON (Reuters) – Red Bull have defended their decision to make Dutch teenager Max Verstappen Formula One’s youngest ever driver and say the 16-year-old has already shown he is championship material.

Helmut Marko, motorsport consultant to the champions, told the official formula1.com website on Tuesday that Red Bull’s sister team Toro Rosso were not taking a risk in putting him in their lineup next year.

Aug 19, 2014

Motor racing-Red Bull see no risk in Verstappen debut

LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Red Bull have defended their decision to make Dutch teenager Max Verstappen Formula One’s youngest ever driver and say the 16-year-old has already shown he is championship material.

Helmut Marko, motorsport consultant to the champions, told the official formula1.com website on Tuesday that Red Bull’s sister team Toro Rosso were not taking a risk in putting him in their lineup next year.

Aug 18, 2014
Aug 18, 2014

Max Verstappen to become youngest ever F1 driver

LONDON (Reuters) – Dutch 16-year-old Max Verstappen is set to become Formula One’s youngest ever driver after the Toro Rosso team announced on Monday that he will replace Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne in their lineup next year.

Verstappen, son of former grand prix racer Jos, turns 17 only next month and is still too young to take a driving test in the Netherlands.

Aug 18, 2014

Motor racing-Max Verstappen to become youngest ever F1 driver

LONDON, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Dutch 16-year-old Max Verstappen is set to become Formula One’s youngest ever driver after the Toro Rosso team announced on Monday that he will replace Frenchman Jean-Eric Vergne in their lineup next year.

Verstappen, son of former grand prix racer Jos, turns 17 only next month and is still too young to take a driving test in the Netherlands.

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Jul 29, 2014

Hamilton’s statement means it’s each man for himself

LONDON (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton made a mistake in Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix and it almost cost him dear.

His biggest error, however, was not in disobeying controversial team orders but pushing too hard on the very first lap with cold brakes after starting from the pitlane.

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