Verstappen has what F1 needs

Verstappen has what F1 needs

Max Verstappen isn't popular with all of his rivals on the grid but, says IAN PARKES, Formula 1 could do with more drivers possessing some of the teenager's qualities in and out of the car

We all knew there was something special about Max Verstappen, why else would Red Bull have recruited him at the age of just 16? But now we know there is real character behind the talent.

Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has long bemoaned the lack of personality among today's crop of drivers, appreciating the fact the social-media driven environment and culture has turned them into virtually corporate automatons.

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