Is there another Verstappen in F3?

Is there another Verstappen in F3?

European F3 success as a rookie launched Max Verstappen into F1 and made a star of Esteban Ocon, and two newcomers won in this year's F3 opener too. MARCUS SIMMONS assesses their chances and the rest of the class of 2015

Last year the Formula 3 European Championship enjoyed an explosion of interest from the wider motorsport world, thanks to two incredible rookies.

First, the performances of Max Verstappen - straight from karting, just 16 years old at the start of the season, and the son of a Dutch cult hero - fully justified the hype around him.

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