The young star that could light up F1

The young star that could light up F1

Daniil Kvyat was never meant to race for Red Bull this season, but circumstances conspired to thrust the youngster with just one year's Formula 1 experience into a plum seat. BEN ANDERSON explains why we can expect fireworks

The furore surrounding Max Verstappen's age and suitability for Formula 1 has provoked strong criticism of Red Bull, and prompted governing body the FIA to comprehensively review the criteria it uses to award superlicences to drivers.

This hullabaloo has meant F1 sophomore Daniil Kvyat's promotion from Toro Rosso, to replace Ferrari-bound Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull, has slipped largely under the radar of those whose mouths froth at the prospect of ever-younger drivers filling up the F1 grid.

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