How Verstappen became F1's most exciting talent

How Verstappen became F1's most exciting talent

Max Verstappen is the most exciting driver of his generation. The 19-year-old, and those who have worked closest with him, reveal how he has become F1's heir apparent

Formula 1 has not been the same since Max Verstappen arrived on the scene. At a time of existential crisis for F1, fear over declining audiences, uncertainty amid a shifting media landscape, and an inability to connect with new fans, here is a driver who draws crowds.

People turn up to grands prix to watch Max Verstappen race. The way he has risen meteorically from 15-year-old karting star to European Formula 3 ace, to Red Bull junior driver, to Toro Rosso star rookie, to Red Bull F1 driver and grand prix winner, all in the space of little more than three years, is quite extraordinary.

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