Max Verstappen1997-09-30 (age 23)
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Max Verstappen says Red Bull is “a little bit” on the back foot at Imola after a driveshaft issue ended his Formula 1 practice running prematurely on Friday.
Max Verstappen feels he can produce "even better" Formula 1 performances with a Red Bull car capable of fighting for the title in 2021.
Max Verstappen’s star quality in Formula 1 is clear. Now equipped with a Red Bull car that is, right now, the world title favourite and the experience to support his talent, could 2021 be the Dutchman’s year to topple the dominant force of Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes?
Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko believes the debate over Formula 1 track limits following Max Verstappen’s Bahrain defeat is “completely unnecessary”, saying officials should “put a wall there”.
Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko believes Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton’s fight for victory in Bahrain proved they are “in a class of their own”.
The longer Red Bull can maintain a performance edge over Mercedes, the better the odds will be in the team’s favour against the defending world champions. But as the Bahrain Grand Prix showed, many more factors will be critical in the outcome of the 2021 Formula 1 World Championship
Max Verstappen was "clearly handicapped" by a differential issue that cost him 0.3 seconds per lap early on in the Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, according to Helmut Marko.
Lewis Hamilton is pleased Formula 1 fans are excited by a Mercedes against Red Bull title fight but warns that Max Verstappen’s squad could “be ahead a lot more” after Bahrain.
Lewis Hamilton reckons Max Verstappen will learn from his 2021 Formula 1 Bahrain defeat and not make another mistake similar to slipping off the road during their battle last weekend.
Max Verstappen lost out to Lewis Hamilton at the Bahrain Grand Prix by a tiny margin, slipping off the track just as victory was within his grasp. But the painful lesson from defeat can only help Verstappen come back even stronger
Three-time Formula 1 world champion Nelson Piquet believes Max Verstappen would “smash” Lewis Hamilton if he were driving alongside him at Mercedes.
Max Verstappen thinks Red Bull could have done a better job with its strategy for the Formula 1 Bahrain GP, after boxing itself in with its tyre usage in practice.
Fastest in every session, all signs pointed towards Red Bull and Max Verstappen starting the 2021 F1 season with a victory. That it didn't pan out that way, and Lewis Hamilton scored a surprising win, owes much to an aggressive Mercedes strategy and a pre-race tyre selection that Verstappen would later question
Max Verstappen has explained why he could not attempt another pass on Lewis Hamilton after giving back the lead following a track limits violation late in Formula 1's Bahrain race.
Red Bull Formula 1 team boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen "did the right thing" letting Lewis Hamilton through under race control orders in the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner says Max Verstappen carried damage worth approximately 0.1 seconds for the rest of Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix qualifying after his Q1 kerb strike.
McLaren Formula 1 CEO Zak Brown has predicted that Max Verstappen and George Russell will form an all-new line-up at Mercedes in 2022, replacing Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
Max Verstappen thinks Red Bull would be "stupid" to think it is heading into this weekend’s Formula 1 season opener ahead of main rival Mercedes.
Max Verstappen still believes Mercedes is the favourite heading into the new Formula 1 season, downplaying his rivals’ struggles through testing in Bahrain last week.
Max Verstappen says the last three days of Formula 1 winter testing in Bahrain have "definitely" been his best with Red Bull, but offer no guarantees for the new season.
Max Verstappen is refusing to read into Mercedes' struggles through Formula 1 pre-season testing in Bahrain, saying Red Bull is not the favourite heading into the opening race.
Max Verstappen was left feeling "very happy" with his start to Formula 1 pre-season testing after setting the pace for Red Bull on the opening day in Bahrain.
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Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez are unsure Formula 1 needs to introduce "risky" sprint races to its weekend format ahead of a potential trial in 2021
Max Verstappen claims he is not paying much attention to speculation linking him to Mercedes' Formula 1 squad for 2022 if Lewis Hamilton quits, saying he remains "focused on myself"
In a pre-season where Red Bull has been unusually quiet, Max Verstappen has also been guarded about the team's fortunes in 2021. Even after trying the RB16B for the first time at Silverstone, the Dutchman was careful to manage expectations
Sergio Perez thinks his vast experience in Formula 1 will be a key asset for him at Red Bull as he bids to take the fight to Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen says it is hard to judge how much progress Red Bull has made with its new Formula 1 car after only completing a short test using demonstration tyres
Christian Horner says Red Bull will ignore speculation about Mercedes potentially trying to sign Max Verstappen if space opens up in the reigning champion team's Formula 1 driver line-up
Christian Horner expects Red Bull's new Formula 1 line-up of Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen to replicate the challenge it gave Mercedes during the years that Daniel Ricciardo partnered Verstappen
Red Bull has confirmed Max Verstappen has a performance clause in his Formula 1 contract and believes he will be top of Mercedes' list if Lewis Hamilton quits after 2021
Formula 1 steward Garry Connelly says penalising Max Verstappen at the 2017 United States Grand Prix was one of the toughest decisions he's ever been involved with
Max Verstappen's Formula 1 Portuguese Grand Prix radio slurs have been cited in a charity's campaign for improved dictionary definitions for the word "Mongol"
Max Verstappen thinks that Red Bull would have enjoyed Mercedes levels of dominance in Formula 1 if the turbo hybrid rules had not been introduced
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen insists he is not worried that "time is ticking" on his dreams of winning the world championship
Max Verstappen says Red Bull's aero problems with its RB16 last year were made bigger in the media than the team felt inside
Max Verstappen and his management team insist they have no regrets about committing to Red Bull in Formula 1, despite the interest Mercedes showed him in 2014
Max Verstappen hopes Red Bull will be able to fight Mercedes more upon Sergio Perez's arrival at the Formula 1 team, saying it has been "difficult" to do so alone
Max Verstappen feared a repeat of his Imola tyre failure after reporting vibrations en route to victory in the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi
Red Bull's Max Verstappen dominated the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, winning ahead of Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton as Formula 1's 2020 season ended with a straightforward race
Max Verstappen explained how his hand got stuck between the steering wheel and his knee during Formula 1 qualifying for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, ruining an early Q1 lap
Max Verstappen stunned Mercedes Formula 1 duo Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton to take Red Bull's first pole of 2020 as he topped qualifying at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
Max Verstappen closed out practice for the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix quickest ahead of team-mate Alexander Albon, as Lewis Hamilton could only finish sixth for Mercedes
Max Verstappen set the pace for Red Bull in opening practice for the Formula 1 season finale in Abu Dhabi as Lewis Hamilton returned after recovering from COVID-19
Max Verstappen called Charles Leclerc's Turn 4 move in the Sakhir Grand Prix "reckless" after an incident forced both drivers to retire on the opening lap of the race
George Russell has dropped into the Mercedes setup with consummate ease, qualifying second at Sakhir. With parallels between his promotion and that of Max Verstappen in 2016, could he repeat the Red Bull driver's feat and win first time out?
Max Verstappen set the pace in final practice for the Formula 1 Sakhir Grand Prix, leading from Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas as Friday pace-setter George Russell could only finish seventh
George Russell topped FP2 for Formula 1's Sakhir Grand Prix, while his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas had a succession of flying lap efforts deleted for track limits abuse
George Russell set the pace in his first Mercedes appearance during opening practice for the Sakhir GP as Formula 1 got its first taste of the Bahrain outer loop layout
Max Verstappen believes it will be "very tough" for Red Bull to beat Mercedes in Bahrain this weekend even in the absence of Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton
The 2020 Bahrain GP will forever be remembered for Romain Grosjean's astonishing escape from his opening lap crash, but there was still a race to be won. Red Bull's Max Verstappen had good cause to believe this was one that got away
Max Verstappen felt Red Bull was not aggressive enough in its strategy during Sunday's Formula 1 Bahrain Grand Prix, feeling it "could have done much better" to beat Lewis Hamilton
Max Verstappen is not disheartened that Red Bull has still not fully closed the gap to Mercedes, with his Formula 1 car having "weaknesses" that cannot be addressed until 2021
Lewis Hamilton claimed pole position for Formula 1's 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas beating Max Verstappen to second place on the final run in Q3
Max Verstappen beat Lewis Hamilton to the top spot in final practice for Formula 1's 2020 Bahrain Grand Prix, with Valtteri Bottas in third
Max Verstappen has explained how a quirk of Red Bull's new Formula 1 front wing design contributed to the setting error that derailed his hopes in the Turkish Grand Prix
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says "it doesn't really matter" if he finishes second in the championship, despite only trailing Valtteri Bottas by 27 points
Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen has dismissed suggestions that the 2022 F1 regulations are designed to stop Mercedes from dominating and says they "need to make racing more exciting"
Max Verstappen's struggles in the Turkish Grand Prix were exacerbated by a front wing adjustment error that wrecked his Formula 1 car's aero balance, the Dutchman has revealed