The latest Red Bull reject poised to save his career

The latest Red Bull reject poised to save his career

After an incredible win at the Macau Grand Prix, ex-Red Bull junior Richard Verschoor launched himself out of relative obscurity last weekend. The question is, can he use his undeniable talent to overcome his lack of budget and build a professional career?

The last time a rookie won the Macau Grand Prix, Richard Verschoor was seven years old. Let that sink in for a moment. Now he's the only Dutch winner - despite Max Verstappen having raced there - and he did it as an underdog, as it was his MP Motorsport team's first visit to the venue.

In 2016, Verschoor looked like the next Verstappen. Or at least the next driver from Holland capable of reaching Formula 1. In his first season in cars, he took the SMP and Spanish F4 titles, the latter with MP, and he was firmly in Red Bull's good books.

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