Interesting Facts about The Red Bulls Icon; Max Verstappen

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The 24-year-old comes from a racing background with his father, Jos Verstappen, an ex-Formula 1 driver. Because of his dual nationality, Max Verstappen chose to race with a Dutch racing license. His father is Dutch and his mother is Belgian.

Statistics

DATE OF BIRTH30 September 1997
PLACE OF BIRTHHasselt, Belgium
CAREER START
2015
NATIONALITY
Netherlands Netherlands
DISCIPLINEFormula 1
Total Points1,558
Total Laps7.333

His racing career began when he was 4 years old, when he began go-karting and competed in a variety of juvenile competitions before entering Formula 1.

When he made his debut in Australia at the start of 2015, the 17 year old replaced Alguersuari as the youngest driver to start a Grand Prix. After placing 12th in the final standings, Verstappen was crowned the FIA Rookie of the Year.

Max Verstappen: Red Bull career

Verstappen made his Formula 1  debut in August 2014, joining Red Bull’s junior team after turning down a Mercedes offer. After partaking in a free practice session ahead of the 2014 Japanese Grand Prix, he became the youngest driver to compete in an F1 weekend.

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At the age of 18 years and 228 days, Verstappen became the youngest driver to win a Formula One Grand Prix in his maiden race with Red Bull, the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix.

OwnerRed Bull
Team PrincipalChristian Horner
DriversMax Verstappen and Sergio Perez RB18
BaseMilton Keynes, UK
Title PartnersOracle (US$300 million total, signed 2022, ends 2026)
Other PartnersPuma, Tag Heuer, Tezos, Bybit, Honda, Claro, Rauch, Citrix, Poly, Armor All, Cash App, Arctic Wolf, Hewlett Packard, Inter.mx, AT&T, Siemens, Walmart, and others. 
Off season news After signing a five-year contract extension, Formula One world champion Max Verstappen will remain with Red Bull Racing until the end of the 2028 season.

Verstappen improved almost every year from 2016 and 2020, finishing 5th, 6th, 4th, 3rd.  Max Verstappen was named champion in 2021 with 10 victories, 10 pole positions, and a record 18 podiums.

Amazing thing you may not know about the Icon

Who is Max Verstappen Dad?

Max Verstappen learned from his great former racer father Jos Verstappen the hard way. To stay on track, he drove up to 100,000 kilometers each year with his father over a 10-year span.

What is Max Verstappen Net Worth?

Max Verstappen’s net worth is estimated to be at $60 million USD.

What is Max Verstappen Salary?

Red Bull’s superstar is valued around £40 million. Max is said to have signed a contract worth $25 million per year, making him the second highest paid Formula 1 driver.

Who is Max Verstappen Girlfriend?

24 years of age Max is dating Kelly Piquet, the 32-year old daughter of 3 time world winner Nelson Piquet, a Brazilian model.

What’s so unusual about Max Verstappen Driving License?

He became a Formula 1 driver before obtaining his driver’s license. He made his Formula 1 debut in March 2015, when he was 17 years old.

How many times has Max Verstappen Crash?

Last year, he crashed three times: at the British, Italian Grands Prix and first Saudi Arabian race. Verstappen’s incidents cost Red Bull around €4 million (£3.4 million) during the 2021 Formula 1 season.

What’s so unusual about the Max Verstappen Helmet?

The Dutchman wears Schuberth helmets. Verstappen will wear a largely white and gold iteration of his customary helmet design, topped off with a golden lion on top and a gold star at the back of the helmet commemorating his title win. The number 1 will also be included on the new helmet.  

What are Max Verstappen Interests?

Video games are one of Max favorite interests, and he is one of the top FIFA gamers in the world. His passion for soccer isn’t restricted to video games; he is a PSV and FC Barcelona supporter. His favorite cuisine is Italian, but he also enjoys Dutch cuisine

What is the Max Verstappen Song?

He has his own song that is well-known all over the world. The “Orange Army” sings “Super Max” created by The Pitstop Boys, Marco Mars, Rob Toonen, and Jeroen Hilgenberg. 

What includes in Max Verstappen Assets?

Max Verstappen’s Spectacular Collection of Automobileshas a net worth of around $60 million.  Max Verstappen’s current collection includes a Ferrari 488 Pista, a Ferrari Monza SP2 luxury edition (810 horsepower), and a $400,000 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. He also possesses a Falcon-900EX private jet to cap it all off.

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