Max Verstappen

Born: September 30, 1997 (age 19)


Hometown: Hasselt, Belgium
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Team: Red Bull
Current Rank: No. 6 (57 points)
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
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Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Lewis Hamilton's rivals question London absence
Lewis Hamilton's rivals say that they do not understand his decision to skip the London demonstration this week.
Jul 14, 10:25
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner watches on during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on November 24, 2012
Red Bull write off 2017 championship
Christian Horner backs frustrated team driver Max Verstappen in declaring the 2017 world championship basically over for Red Bull.
Jul 11, 11:19
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Bosses 'sorry' about Max Verstappen problems
Red Bull chiefs apologise for Max Verstappen's run of disastrous car reliability in 2017.
Jul 11, 10:50
Toto Wolff the Mercedes GP Executive Director looks on from the pitwall during day four of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez on January 31, 2014
Toto Wolff looking ahead to 2019 driver market
Mercedes look set to keep Valtteri Bottas on board for 2018.
Jul 11, 10:42
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Christian Horner tips Red Bull to keep Daniil Kvyat
Daniil Kvyat is on track to stay at Toro Rosso in 2018, according to Red Bull Racing boss Christian Horner.
Jul 10, 18:50
 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman Sergio Marchionne in the Ferrari headquarters in Maranello on September 10, 2014
Sergio Marchionne: 'Kimi Raikkonen must increase commitment'
Sergio Marchionne issues a wake-up call to Kimi Raikkonen, while rejecting rumours that Max Verstappen or Fernando Alonso are in the running to replace him.
Jul 10, 18:33
Valtteri Bottas of Williams in the paddock during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Result: Valtteri Bottas wins Austrian Grand Prix
Mercedes's Valtteri Bottas wins the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Sebastian Vettel, with Lewis Hamilton missing out on a place on the podium.
Jul 9, 14:28
Valtteri Bottas of Williams during previews ahead of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on March 31, 2016
Valtteri Bottas claims pole for Austrian Grand Prix
Valtteri Bottas qualifies in pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix ahead of Ferrari pair Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen.
Jul 8, 14:09
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Chase Carey denies targeting 25-race Formula 1 calendar
Chase Carey denies setting 25 races per season as the target for future Formula 1 calendars.
Jul 6, 10:38
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Red Bull ready to win races'
Dr Helmut Marko says that Red Bull are now ready to start winning races on their own merit.
Jun 29, 10:06
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Max Verstappen faces fine for skipping media duties
Max Verstappen is facing a £22,000 fine for skipping his mandatory press duties after Sunday's race in Baku.
Jun 27, 09:56
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Daniel Ricciardo denies latest Ferrari rumours
Daniel Ricciardo once again plays down rumours connecting him with a move to Ferrari for 2018.
Jun 23, 09:18
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Red Bull drivers cannot end contracts'
Red Bull have control of the destinies of their F1 drivers, according to Dr Helmut Marko.
Jun 15, 16:17
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Max Verstappen worried about Red Bull for 2018
Max Verstappen says that he is worried not only about Red Bull's performance this year, but also for 2018.
Jun 13, 11:35
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Canadian Grand Prix for a sixth time to close the gap on Sebastian Vettel in the drivers' championship.
Jun 11, 20:43
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Daniel Ricciardo: 'No Ferrari switch for 2018'
Daniel Ricciardo scotches any lingering speculation about the chances of a Ferrari switch for 2018.
Jun 10, 21:21
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner at Old Truman Brewery on February 17, 2016
Red Bull keeping both drivers in 2018
Red Bull dismiss rumours that they might make a change to their driver lineup for 2018.
Jun 9, 08:21
Red Bull team principal Christian Horner watches on during qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on November 24, 2012
Christian Horner forgives Max Verstappen for outburst
Christian Horner says that Red Bull's relationship with Max Verstappen remains on track.
May 30, 11:14
Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull Racing in the garage during previews ahead of the Formula One Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on April 28, 2016
Daniel Ricciardo not ruling out Red Bull exit
Daniel Ricciardo is not ruling out leaving Red Bull to drive for another Formula 1 team.
May 27, 15:09
Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari walks across the paddock during practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at Bahrain International Circuit on April 17, 2015
Kimi Raikkonen claims pole position in Monaco
Kimi Raikkonen claims his first pole in almost a decade at the Monaco Grand Prix, while Lewis Hamilton will start the race back in 13th.
May 27, 14:58
Daniil Kvyat of Toro Rosso walks in the paddock during previews to the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 12, 2016
Daniil Kvyat: 'No pressure for Jenson Button in Monaco'
Daniil Kvyat says that retired F1 driver Jenson Button is under no pressure this weekend at Monaco.
May 25, 11:23
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko confirms official role for Jos Verstappen
Dr Helmut Marko confirms reports that Max Verstappen's father is taking on an official Red Bull role.
May 18, 11:07
Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso during previews to the Formula One Grand Prix of China at Shanghai International Circuit on April 14, 2016
Toto Wolff: 'Red Bull in control of Carlos Sainz'
Red Bull are in "control" of Carlos Sainz's Formula 1 future, according to rival Mercedes's chief Toto Wolff.
May 17, 11:12
Red Bull - Feb Barcelona Testing day 1 - 2016
Dietrich Mateschitz 'patient' amid Red Bull struggle
Team owner Dietrich Mateschitz says that Red Bull are having to be "patient" as they try to catch up with F1's top two teams.
May 15, 09:53
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa: 'Monaco to be Lance Stroll's toughest test'
Felipe Massa warns teammate Lance Stroll that the rookie's toughest F1 challenge is now looming.
May 15, 09:47
Red Bull chief technical officer Adrian Newey walks into the paddock during final practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix on April 18, 2015
Adrian Newey penned Red Bull Barcelona upgrade
Adrian Newey says that he played only a "small" role in the initial development of this year's Red Bull car.
May 15, 08:04
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Max Verstappen committed to Red Bull contract
Max Verstappen says that he is happy at Red Bull despite the team's early struggles this year.
May 15, 07:36
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Japan at Suzuka Circuit on September 27, 2015
Result: Lewis Hamilton beats Sebastian Vettel to triumph in Spanish Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton wins the Spanish Grand Prix following a pulsating head-to-head duel with Sebastian Vettel.
May 14, 15:01
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Max Verstappen cannot switch to Ferrari'
Red Bull insist that there is no risk they could lose Max Verstappen to a rival team like Ferrari before his contract runs out.
May 10, 12:49
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
Giancarlo Minardi: 'Races not boring in 2017'
Giancarlo Minardi hits back at claims the new Formula 1 regulations have made the races boring.
May 9, 08:37
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Martin Brundle: 'Max Verstappen disappointed in 2017'
Former F1 driver Martin Brundle urges Max Verstappen to keep his "disappointment" in check this year.
May 9, 08:29
Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP leads Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari and Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP into the first corner during the Spanish Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit de Catalunya on May 10, 2015
'Shield' to make practice debut at Monza
F1's governing body is pushing ahead with track tests for the new driver head protection known as 'Shield'.
Apr 28, 09:44
Red Bull Racing team principal Christian Horner at Old Truman Brewery on February 17, 2016
Christian Horner: 'Fernando Alonso advised badly in Formula 1 career'
Fernando Alonso's career has taken a "strange" turn because of "mistakes" in his decision-making processes, according to Christian Horner.
Apr 19, 13:41
Felipe Massa of Williams poses for a portrait during day one of F1 winter testing at Circuit de Catalunya on March 1, 2016
Felipe Massa accepts Max Verstappen apology
Felipe Massa calls a close to the latest controversy surrounding Max Verstappen.
Apr 19, 13:30
Max Verstappen poses for a photo on January 2, 2017
Max Verstappen apologises for Brazil comments
Max Verstappen apologises to Brazilians following comments he made in Bahrain last weekend.
Apr 19, 09:19
Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari celebrates on the podium after winning the Formula One Grand Prix of Singapore at Marina Bay Street Circuit on September 20, 2015
Result: Sebastian Vettel beats penalised Lewis Hamilton at Bahrain Grand Prix
Germany's Sebastian Vettel establishes a seven-point lead at the top of the Formula 1 standings with victory in the Bahrain GP for Ferrari.
Apr 16, 17:43
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Red Bull planning 'new car' for Barcelona
Red Bull will take "a new car" to next month's Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona, according to Helmut Marko.
Apr 12, 11:03
Dr Helmut Marko looks on in the garage during practice for the Austria Grand Prix at Red Bull Ring on June 19, 2015
Helmut Marko: 'Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen best in Formula 1'
Dr Helmut Marko thinks that Red Bull have "the best" overall driver lineup in Formula 1.
Apr 12, 10:55
Niki Lauda watches the action during final practice ahead of the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 7, 2014
Niki Lauda: 'Lewis Hamilton, Sebastian Vettel battle to be season-long'
Niki Lauda thinks that Formula 1 is heading for a season-long battle between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel.
Apr 11, 09:26
Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes celebrates his win on the podium during the Canadian Formula One Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on June 12, 2016
Result: Lewis Hamilton dominates Chinese Grand Prix for first win of 2017
Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton moves alongside Sebastian Vettel at the top of the championship standings after coming out on top at the Chinese Grand Prix.
Apr 9, 09:04



TeamPoints
1Mercedes330
2Ferrari275
3Red Bull174
4Force India95
5Williams-Mercedes41
6Toro Rosso33
7Haas29
8Renault26
9Sauber5
10McLaren2
DriversTeamPoints
1Sebastian VettelFerrari177
2Lewis HamiltonMercedes176
3Valtteri BottasMercedes154
4Daniel RicciardoRed Bull117
5Kimi RaikkonenFerrari98
6Max VerstappenRed Bull57
7Sergio PerezForce India52
8Esteban OconForce India43
9Carlos SainzToro Rosso29
10Nico HulkenbergRenault26
11Felipe MassaWilliams-Mercedes23
12Lance StrollWilliams-Mercedes18
13Romain GrosjeanHaas18
14Kevin MagnussenHaas11
15Pascal WehrleinSauber5
16Daniil KvyatToro Rosso4
17Fernando AlonsoMcLaren2
18Jolyon PalmerRenault0
19Marcus EricssonSauber0
20Stoffel VandoorneMcLaren0
21Antonio GiovinazziSauber0
22Jenson ButtonMcLaren0