Max Verstappen becomes youngest ever F1 winner with victory in Spain

Aged 18 years and 227 days, the driver is more than two years younger than the last record-holder Sebastian Vettel

Overdrive May 15, 2016 21:37:16 IST
Max Verstappen becomes youngest ever F1 winner with victory in Spain

The 2016 Spanish GP will go down in history as one of those very memorable races. This, because Max Verstappen, aged 18 years and 227 days, became Formula 1's youngest ever race winner at the event. It was his racing debut for Red Bull, having just been promoted from the Toro Rosso team. In just his second season in Formula 1, young Verstappen has proved to the world that he has what it takes to be a world champion, justifying the faith that Helmut Marko has shown in him, and also the years of hard work that his father, former F1 driver Jos...

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