68 Facts About Max Verstappen

1. Max Verstappen was born in Hasselt, Belgium in September 1997.

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2. Max Verstappen won his third F1 race in 2017 at the Mexican Grand Prix.

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3. Max Verstappen is so far, the youngest race-winner in F1 history;.

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4. Max Verstappen started the last campaign in miserable fashion but ended it with a flourish and won two races in Austria and, of course, Mexico on the way to a fourth-place finish, just two points behind Kimi Raikkonen.

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5. Max Verstappen is the youngest driver to lead a lap during a Formula One Grand Prix, youngest driver to set the fastest lap during a Formula One Grand Prix, youngest driver to score points, youngest driver to secure a podium, youngest Formula One Grand Prix winner in history, youngest multiple Grand Prix winner, youngest to win the same Grand Prix multiple times and youngest to win the same Grand Prix in successive years.

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6. Max Verstappen enjoyed a very strong second half of the season, achieving podium finishes at Belgium, Singapore, Japan and the USA, the latter of which he achieved 2nd place having started from 18th on the grid due to a suspension failure in qualifying.

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7. Max Verstappen would then finish 4th at the German Grand Prix, after strategy errors let a recovering Hamilton get past him as he went on to win the race.

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8. At the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix, Max Verstappen topped all three practice sessions and qualified 3rd, two tenths off pole position which was won by Sebastian Vettel.

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9. Max Verstappen had a productive first lap after which he found himself in the points while challenging Lewis Hamilton.

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10. Max Verstappen won his second Formula One race at the 2017 Malaysian Grand Prix, one day after his 20th birthday, passing Lewis Hamilton for the lead in the early stages of the race.

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11. Max Verstappen considered an offer from Mercedes to join their driver development programme.

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12. Max Verstappen finished his maiden car racing season third, behind champion Esteban Ocon and runner-up Tom Blomqvist, winning 10 races in the process.

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13. Max Verstappen tested for several Formula Renault 2.0 teams in 2013.

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14. Max Verstappen was signed by CRG to race in their factory team at world and European championships.

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15. Max Verstappen competed in the Mini Junior championship of his home province of Limburg.

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16. Max Verstappen competed in Formula One for more than half a season before obtaining a road driver's licence on his 18th birthday.

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17. Max Verstappen is the son of former Formula One driver Jos Verstappen.

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18. Max Verstappen won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix in his debut race for Red Bull Racing at the age of 18, becoming the youngest-ever winner of a Grand Prix and the first racing under the Dutch flag.

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19. Max Verstappen holds eight other "firsts" in Formula One racing.

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20. Max Verstappen will have to perform "two days of public service" as punishment for making "deliberate physical contact" with Esteban Ocon after the conclusion of the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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21. Max Verstappen was furious with Esteban Ocon after their collision, but initially had no intention of pushing him when they came face-to-face at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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22. Max Verstappen reveals rival's one-liner that set him off at the Brazilian GP.

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23. Max Verstappen ordered to do 'public service' post Ocon clash.

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24. Max Verstappen labelled his Mexican Grand Prix qualifying as "crap" before going on to explain the problems he felt held him back, having missed out on an opportunity to take his maiden Formula 1 pole position.

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25. Max Verstappen has been ordered to serve two days of public service after race stewards ruled he 'started an altercation' with the Force India driver before.

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26. Max Verstappen has been punished for shoving Esteban Ocon in a heated aftermath to the Brazilian GP.

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27. Max Verstappen was cruising to what would have been a superb second victory.

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28. Max Verstappen claims Renault would "already be world champions" if Formula 1 boss Cyril Abiteboul was not "moaning about me all the time".

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29. Max Verstappen has revealed the sledge from Esteban Ocon that sparked their nasty altercation after the Brazilian Grand Prix.

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30. Max Verstappen is a dick, but in today's Brazilian Grand Prix he certainly had the fastest car on track this weekend.

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31. Max Verstappen ordered to do 'public service' after clash with Esteban Ocon.

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32. Max Verstappen edged out Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton in Practice One as F1's big three teams provided a mouth-watering glimpse of what could be ahead at this weekend's Brazilian GP.

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33. Max Verstappen shoved Esteban Ocon three times after he dramatically squared up to the driver who robbed him of a brilliant victory in Brazil.

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34. Max Verstappen had been leading the race comfortably on Lap 41 when Ocon.

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35. Max Verstappen says he regrets nothing about shoving Esteban Ocon after Sunday's Brazilian grand prix.

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36. Max Verstappen has earned two victories so far in the 2018 Formula 1 season.

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37. Max Verstappen says his altercation with Esteban Ocon in the Brazilian Grand Prix weighing area was provoked by the Force India Formula 1 driver's flippant response and attitude.

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38. Max Verstappen says 'smiling' Esteban Ocon goaded him into clash.

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39. In this video, Max Verstappen is running in P1 and Esteban Ocon (Racing Point Force India) is a lap down.

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40. Max Verstappen was interviewed on TV as he walked to his car on the Brazilian Grand Prix grid.

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41. Lewis Hamilton predicts 'awesome' Max Verstappen will be a true rival for the Formula 1 title next season.

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42. Max Verstappen shoved Esteban Ocon three times in the weigh-in room at Interlagos Formula 1 is often seen as the pinnacle of four-wheeled motorsport.

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43. Max Verstappen showed he can't manage his emotions—F1's Ross Brawn.

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44. Max Verstappen had impressed in the first half of Sunday's race at Interlagos and after swapping supersoft tyres for a set of softs.

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45. Max Verstappen was in complete control of the race after passing both Mercedes and.

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46. Max Verstappen was leading the race and looked certain for victory when the Force India of Esteban Ocon tried to unlap himself in turns one and two.

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47. Max Verstappen gets 'public service' punishment for pushing Esteban Ocon.

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48. Max Verstappen is not getting excited about reports the Netherlands could return to the F1 calendar.

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49. Max Verstappen says that his fifth place for the Brazilian Grand Prix was the best result that Aston Martin Red Bull Racing could have feasibly achieved in dry conditions.

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50. Max Verstappen edged a tight battle between Red Bull, Ferrari and Mercedes to top the opening practice session for Formula 1's Brazilian Grand Prix.

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51. Max Verstappen is one of the most gifted and brilliant drivers of the current generation.

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52. Max Verstappen insists Red Bull is "not lying" when it declares Honda is ready to put the team into Formula 1 world championship contention in 2019.

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53. Max Verstappen has ruled out challenging Mercedes and Ferrari for pole position in Brazil.

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54. Max Verstappen earned his fifth career win in the 2018 Mexican Grand Prix.

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55. At the beginning of the race, Max Verstappen pushed Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas for 2nd place.

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56. At the 2018 Canadian Grand Prix, Max Verstappen topped all three practice sessions and qualified 3rd and was two tenths off pole position which was won by Sebastian Vettel.

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57. Max Verstappen bounced back in Spain with his first podium of the season by finishing 3rd behind the Mercedes cars, holding off Sebastian Vettel.

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58. Max Verstappen tried to overtake Lewis Hamilton around the outside of Turn 6 but ran wide and off the track, resulting in Ricciardo overtaking him.

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59. In the first 6 races of the season, Max Verstappen had been involved in at least one incident in each race.

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60. From the Malaysian Grand Prix onward, Max Verstappen enjoyed a surge of success.

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61. Max Verstappen began the 2016 season at Toro Rosso, again alongside Sainz.

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62. Max Verstappen continued to regularly finish in the points as well as achieving his best finish of the 2015 season in Hungary by finishing 4th and equalled this result at the United States Grand Prix.

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63. At the 2015 Monaco Grand Prix, Max Verstappen was involved in a high-speed collision with Romain Grosjean, after clipping the back of the Lotus on the approach to Sainte Devote and flew nose-first into the barriers at high speed.

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64. In this first race, Max Verstappen won points-scoring positions until he was forced to retire due to an engine failure.

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65. On 16 January 2014, it was announced Max Verstappen would make his racing debut in the Florida Winter Series.

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66. At the age of 15, Max Verstappen won the 2013 World KZ championship at Varennes-sur-Allier, France, in KZ1, the highest karting category.

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67. In 2012, Max Verstappen was picked for the Intrepid Driver Program to race in the KF2 and KZ2 classes.

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68. Max Verstappen has lived in Monaco since October 2015, claiming it was not for tax reasons.

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