Max Verstappen Has F1 Dutch Grand Prix Fans Seeing Orange in Zandvoort Win

Max Verstappen’s fans got exactly what they wanted. On Sunday Verstappen became the first Dutch Formula 1 driver to win on home soil, controlling proceedings at Zandvoort, the picturesque rollercoaster circuit adjacent to the North Sea. The win was the 17th of Verstappen’s blossoming Formula 1 career and no other

Max Verstappen is 'under pressure to deliver' pole

Max Verstappen will need to find something extra ahead of qualifying for the Dutch GP with Helmut Marko saying he’s “under pressure to deliver” for his fans. The good news is that Verstappen reckons he has that pace in hand, his aborted lap in FP1, the result of red flags

Max Verstappen: FP2 result 'not representative' of true Red Bull pace

After ranking fifth in the second free practice session, Max Verstappen said his interrupted qualifying laps meant he could not show his full potential. Both practice sessions were interrupted at Zandvoort on Friday. Sebastian Vettel’s MGU-K issue meant half of FP1 was red-flagged, and two further stoppages in second practice

Max Verstappen 'likes to make every punch hurt'

Hall of Fame F1 journalist David Tremayne has suggested Max Verstappen may still need to “temper his aggression” on track rather than “make every punch hurt”. Verstappen has previously been described as being one of the most aggressive drivers on the grid by title rival Lewis Hamilton, and the collision

Max Verstappen still focused on winning remaining races while on holiday

Max Verstappen is on his summer break, but still he has winning on his mind with a crucial second-half of the season to come. The Dutchman is currently battling for the Drivers’ Championship for the first time in his career, and prior to the two most recent rounds, he was

Max Verstappen: Was 'easier' for Nico Rosberg to beat Lewis Hamilton | Planet F1

Max Verstappen believes he faces a tougher job than Nico Rosberg had to dethrone Lewis Hamilton as World Champion. The Dutchman thinks it was easier to achieve for Rosberg because he had the same Mercedes car as his team-mate and rival. Since Hamilton ended Sebastian Vettel’s four-year run as World

'Max Verstappen had less downforce than Mick Schumacher'

Max Verstappen’s RB16B had “less downforce than Mick Schumacher” in the Haas after his lap 1 drama at the Hungarian Grand Prix. For the second successive race weekend Verstappen was “taken out by a Mercedes”, this time it was Valtteri Bottas. Racing on a wet Hungaroring, the Finn got bogged

Max Verstappen not interested in ‘media hype’ over crash

Max Verstappen has no interest in getting involved in the “media hype” regarding his Silverstone crash with Lewis Hamilton. The biggest talking point in the world of Formula 1 since the last race has been the incident between the two title contenders at the British Grand Prix that saw the

Max Verstappen assures no IndyCar-eque F1 from 2022

Although Formula 1’s new 2022 cars will arrive with more restrictive rules, Max Verstappen says it will still be far from a spec series. The new generation of challengers have been designed specifically with the aim of allowing drivers to follow each other more closely, which in turn should mean

Max Verstappen was why Fernando Alonso watched F1 last year | Planet F1

Fernando Alonso has revealed that when he watched F1 on TV last year, it was in the hope of seeing something exciting from Max Verstappen. After beginning his Formula 1 racing career in 2001, Alonso took two years out in 2019-20 to try his hand in other motorsport disciplines before