Tag Archive: Jos Verstappen

Aug 27

Verstappen tipped for Friday debut at Suzuka

Max Verstappen made his debut in a formula one car on Tuesday.

F3 - Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing The well-connected Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf claims Red Bull, having newly signed the 16-year-old son of former F1 driver Jos Verstappen, has targeted October’s Japanese grand prix as a potential first official outing for Max in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 22

Drivers back teen rookie Verstappen

As F1 woke from its summer slumber, the big talking point at Spa was 16-year-old Jos Verstappen.

F3 - Nosiring - 30 Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing - 31 Tom Blomqvist - 5 Jordan King “At least Red Bull’s marketing is working well because almost all the questions are about that,” smiled Fernando Alonso. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Verstappen chooses Red Bull over Mercedes

He will remain in European formula 3 for now.

F3 - Max Verstappen Red Bull has confirmed reports that highly-rated teenage rookie Max Verstappen has joined the energy drink company’s driver development programme. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 05

Verstappen not denying 2015 Toro Rosso debut rumours

Max Verstappen’s father has admitted the 16-year-old might be fast-tracked into formula one with a Toro Rosso race seat.

F3 - 30 Max Verstappen (NLD, Van Amersfoort Racing, Dallara F312 - Volkswagen), Recently, it was thought the young Dutchman, whose meteoric rise from karting to F3 this year caught the notice of the F1 world, had now signed a development deal with Mercedes. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Marko eyes F1 debut for rookie Verstappen

Red Bull may not be giving up on hot talent Max Verstappen.

F3 - Max Verstappen The talented 16-year-old son of former F1 driver Jos Verstappen, in the midst of a meteoric switch from karting to junior single seaters, recently visited the paddock on the invitation of several formula one teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Verstappen chooses Mercedes over Red Bull – report

The report said Verstappen jr hopes to make the move to the F1 feeder category GP2 for 2015

F3 - Max Verstappen Max Verstappen has turned down an offer from reigning world champions Red Bull as he turns onto the road to formula one. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

Verstappen says son Max ‘hot’ topic in F1 paddock

Jos Verstappen thinks his son is a “hot” topic in the F1 paddock.

Max Verstappen portrait The Dutchman is perhaps best known for struggling in F1 with a bevy of midfield teams. But his 16-year-old son Max has made an impressive transition from karts to single seaters this year, winning no fewer than 7 races in European F3. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

F1 teams eye Jos Verstappen’s son – report

Max Verstappen has the F1 world at his feet.

F3 - Max Verstappen That is the view of Daniel Ricciardo, who after rising through the energy drink company’s junior ranks is now consistently beating reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.
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Jun 29

Max Verstappen unbeatable at Norisring

Following his clean sweep at Spa-Francorchamps, the Dutchman also won all three races at Norisring

F3 - Max Verstappen Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) is the first driver to score two consecutive triple victories in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 29

Fifth win in a row for Max Verstappen

The son of ex-Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen did everything right and won

F3 - Nosiring - 30 Max Verstappen - Van Amersfoort Racing - 31 Tom Blomqvist - 5 Jordan King Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) also prevailed in the rain at Norisring and claimed his fifth consecutive win in the FIA Formula 3 European Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Jos Verstappen to perform FA1 demo in Zolder

Verstappen drove Formula 1 for ten years and got to the podium at the Belgian Grand Prix, exactly 20 years ago

acceleration14 During the Acceleration event in Zolder in July, Jos Verstappen will give a demonstration with an FA1, a 550 hp formula car in which he won the 2006 A1GP of South Africa.

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May 27

Verstappen says F1 world ‘talking about’ son Max

Jos Verstappen was in the Monaco paddock.

Max Verstappen portrait The 42-year-old Dutchman was a highly popular formula one driver for multiple teams until 2003, including Benetton and Minardi. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Let’s meet… Max Verstappen

Secured a podium in the third round of the first race weekend

FIA Formula 3 European Championship logoMax Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) secured the CIK-FIA Karting World Championship title, last year – to afterwards advance to the FIA Formula 3 European Championship, for the 2014 season.

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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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