Why F1 was Red Bull's only option for Verstappen
The world champion team wanted to sign this F3 prodigy for some time and pulled out the trump card of a 2015 F1 seat to make sure it got its man, as BEN ANDERSON explains
When the Formula 1 field lines up for the 2015 Australian Grand Prix Max Verstappen will by far and a way become the youngest driver to start a Formula 1 race.
Verstappen's instantaneous promotion to F1, having signed up to Red Bull's junior driver programme while still in the process of completing his maiden season in single-seater racing, is something unprecedented in the modern era of F1.
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