Ferrari is looking to deploy the Red Bull-like approach of installing a ‘satellite’ team in formula one.
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Max Verstappen made his debut in a formula one car on Tuesday.
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.
“It’s pointless to be angry — or if I do have some anger, I will put it behind the wheel and make a show!”
Max Verstappen learned of his 2015 debut long before Jean-Eric Vergne learned of his impending ousting, it has emerged. Before his Toro Rosso race seat was announced, 16-year-old Verstappen was revealed by Red Bull as the latest member of its junior driver programme on August 12.
Sauber has singled out its ‘power unit’ as a major cause of its struggles in 2014.
The Swiss outfit and Caterham are the only teams yet to score a single point this year. Chief engineer Giampaolo Dall’Ara on Wednesday acknowleged to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport that the C33 is not the best car Hinwil has ever produced.
Max Verstappen (Van Amersfoort Racing) makes another huge step on the motor-racing ladder and will race in Formula 1, next year.
The Dutchman who currently holds second position in the 2014 FIA Formula 3 European Championship – his first year in car racing – will be 17 at the beginning of the 2015 season.
Max Verstappen’s father has played down reports his son will make his formula one debut as a seventeen-year-old next March.