Tag Archive: Jos Verstappen

Apr 14

Jos Verstappen: “Here, Max will learn on a professional level”

FIA Formula 3 European Championship Newsflash

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) is one of the rookies on this year’s FIA Formula 3 European Championship grid.

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Mar 04

Max Verstappen debuts with Van Amersfoort Racing

In his first full year in motor sport

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logo Max Verstappen will take on the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship with Van Amersfoort Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Giedo van der Garde has marked the last few days before Christmas by getting married.

Van der Garde marries

2013-06-09_0155 The Caterham driver, whose future on the 2014 grid is yet to be confirmed, tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend Denise in Zwolle, in his native Netherlands, according to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 15

Verstappen teams with Manor MP Motorsport for Rotterdam city event

Latest news from Manor MP Motorsport…

Auto GP - Manor MP MotorsportDutch motor racing team Manor MP Motorsport is to take part in the high-profile VKV City Racing event in Rotterdam this Sunday, 18th August, with former FIA Formula One World Championship racer Jos Verstappen providing demonstration runs in one of the squad’s AUTO GP cars. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Alguersuari, Schumacher to race karts

Unable to find a race seat for his F1 return, Jaime Alguersuari has signed up for a season of kart racing.

2012-06-09_03572012-05-12 - Spanish Grand Prix a 0336Spain’s El Confidencial reports that the former Toro Rosso driver will combine his continuing role as Pirelli test driver with a seat in the powerful KZ kart category of the European championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

Verstappen released from jail on Friday

He has been in police custody for two weeks.

Jos Verstappen  2011-12-23 (DR)P6110047Former F1 driver Jos Verstappen will be released from jail in his native Holland on Friday, the German news agency SID reports.

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Jan 05

Verstappen arrested after girlfriend assault

Jos Verstappen has been arrested in his native Netherlands.

Jos Verstappen  2011-12-23 (DR) Sophie Kumpen  portraitThe former Benetton, Stewart and Minardi driver turned himself into police after fleeing the scene following an incident involving his 24-year-old ex-girlfriend, according to Flemish newspaper De Standaard.

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Dec 23

F1 driver exodus ‘no loss’ insists Verstappen

Jos Verstappen has tipped F1 to race on unhindered when a list of midfield drivers does not return in 2012.

Flagworld - F1P6110047Writing in his column for De Telegraaf newspaper, the Dutchman admitted that with so many drivers bustling for as little as two unconfirmed race seats, it is “an exciting time” on the newswire.

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Dec 07

Teammate says Schumacher cheated in 1994

“I know what happened when we were together at Benetton” – Verstappen

P61100472011-10-29 - Mercedes GP Petronas F1 Team - India - Michael Schumacher 01Michael Schumacher’s 1994 teammate has accused the German of winning his first world championship with the help of illegal electronic aids.

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Jul 28

Vettel still on track for 2011 title

F1′s last-start race winner Lewis Hamilton thinks winning the 2011 world championship remains a long shot

2011-07-24 - Vodafone McLaren Mercedes - Germany - Lewis Hamilton 072011-06-26 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel 07He said that although his McLaren raced to victory at cold Nurburgring last weekend, runaway championship leaders Red Bull were “light years ahead” a year ago at the scene of the Hungarian grand prix. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

Vettel set to ‘pootle’ to 2011 title

Sebastian Vettel at Silverstone asked reporters not to mention his 77 point championship lead.

2011-06-26 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel 072011-06-26 - Red Bull Racing - Spain - Sebastian Vettel 03Even with the effect of the FIA’s blown exhaust clampdown still not fully known, the Red Bull driver is the overwhelming favourite to win a second consecutive title this year.

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Jun 16

Ecclestone and others defend aggressive Hamilton

“People have been wrong to rubbish Lewis.”

2011-06-09_03062011-06-12_1454Bernie Ecclestone has leapt to Lewis Hamilton’s defence amid criticism of the 2008 world champion’s recent driving tactics. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

Vettel’s victory-finger ‘annoying’ – Verstappen

” I find it really annoying that he arrogantly waves his finger after each triumph.”

2011-03-27 - Red Bull Racing - Australia - Sebastian Vettel 3Jos VerstappenSebastian Vettel’s victory routine is annoying and arrogant, according to former grand prix driver Jos Verstappen. When the German started winning poles and races, observers noticed that he always showed a solitary index finger to spectators and cameras. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

Verstappen doubts Alonso sabotage claims true

Jos Verstappen on Thursday said he doubts the latest accusations about Fernando Alonso are true.

Jos VerstappenP6110047A new biography about Bernie Ecclestone alleges that, whilst a McLaren driver in 2007, Spaniard Alonso attempted to blackmail boss Ron Dennis into sabotaging the sister car driven by Lewis Hamilton. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

Renault not yet ruling out de la Rosa, Liuzzi

Unlikely Grosjean ‘ready’ to race Kubica’s car

GP2 Asia Series - Dams - Jules Bianchi - Romain Grosjean - Davide Valsecchi05 - Renault F1 TeamEric Boullier has for the first time named Pedro de la Rosa as a potential replacement for Renault’s injured regular Robert Kubica. Another 2010 Sauber driver Nick Heidfeld, however, is in pole position for the R31 seat and will test the black and gold car this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 28

Schumacher vows to fight for 2012 title

Schumacher will be testing Mercedes’ new car, the W02, at Valencia next week.

2010-10-10 - Mercedes GP - Michael Schumacher 012010-06-13_0077Michael Schumacher has vowed to try yet again in 2012 if he fails to win an eighth world championship this season. Some have questioned whether the 42-year-old will ever be fully competitive after taking a three-year sabbatical, but some insiders are still convinced of his skills. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 31

Verstappen backs Ferrari’s third car proposal

Jos Verstappen has backed Ferrari’s push to allow top teams to enter third cars in formula one.

2010-10-23 - Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro - Fernando Alonso 4P6110047“For the teams it’s not expensive as the parts are already there,” said Dutchman Verstappen, who usually drove for the kind of small constructors that Ferrari president Luca di Montezeolo is now so critical of. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Petrov the ‘worst driver’ on 2010 grid – Verstappen

“Whether against a wall, spinning off or messing up his start, he ruined quite a few races”

P61100472010-10-24 - Renault F1 Team - Vitaly Petrov 03As Renault looks set to retain Vitaly Petrov in 2011, former F1 racer Jos Verstappen has slammed the Russian rookie as the “worst driver” on the grid this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 02

Lauda, Verstappen, say Vettel should be Webber’s no.2

Lauda said Red Bull’s policy is a road to failure

2010-10-23 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - Sebastian Vettel2010-10-10 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel 09Sebastian Vettel needs to accept the reality of a number 2 role for the good of Red Bull’s 2010 title chances. That is the claim of former triple world champion and outspoken commentator Niki Lauda, following reports the young German is reluctant to give up the chase for his first title in deference to the team’s points leader Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

Van der Garde and sponsor McGregor eye 2011 Virgin seat

A Dutch GP2 driver is edging ever nearer a formula one race cockpit for the 2011 season.

GP2 - Giedo van der Garde2010-10-10 - Virgin Racing - Timo Glock_7Earlier this month, 25-year-old Giedo van der Garde’s manager revealed he is in talks with several teams and has received “concrete offers” from two. Read the rest of this entry »

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