Jos Verstappen has moved to ease the pressure on his son’s shoulders ahead of the Japanese grand prix weekend.
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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.
Jos Verstappen thinks his son is a “hot” topic in the F1 paddock.
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.
Latest news from Manor MP Motorsport…
Dutch 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.
Unable to find a race seat for his F1 return, Jaime Alguersuari has signed up for a season of kart racing.
Jos Verstappen has tipped F1 to race on unhindered when a list of midfield drivers does not return in 2012.
” I find it really annoying that he arrogantly waves his finger after each triumph.”
Sebastian 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.
Unlikely Grosjean ‘ready’ to race Kubica’s car
Eric 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.