Why F1 was Red Bull's only option for Verstappen

Why F1 was Red Bull's only option for Verstappen

The world champion team wanted to sign this F3 prodigy for some time and pulled out the trump card of a 2015 F1 seat to make sure it got its man, as BEN ANDERSON explains

When the Formula 1 field lines up for the 2015 Australian Grand Prix Max Verstappen will by far and a way become the youngest driver to start a Formula 1 race.

Verstappen's instantaneous promotion to F1, having signed up to Red Bull's junior driver programme while still in the process of completing his maiden season in single-seater racing, is something unprecedented in the modern era of F1.

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