Max Verstappen

Max Verstappen is a Belgian-Dutch racing driver and a three-time World Champion who drives for Red Bull Racing in the 2024 Formula 1 World Championship.
Date of Birth:30 September 1997
Birthplace:Hasselt, Belgium
Height:5'11" (181cm)
First F1 Race:2015 Australian Grand Prix
First F1 Win:2016 Spanish Grand Prix
2024 F1 Team:Red Bull Racing-Honda RBPT
F1 Championships:3 (2021, 2022, 2023)
F1 Wins:57
Number:1
Max Emilian Verstappen was born on September 30, 1997, to former Formula 1 driver Jos Verstappen and former racing driver Sophie Kumpen. He was born in Hasselt, Belgium, but represents the Netherlands in his racing career.
The Dutch driver was already successful in his junior karting career, showing a lot of promise and also breaking records in multiple categories and series, such as  KF3, WSK World Series, KZ2, and European Formula 3.
Verstappen's move to Formula One was also record-breaking. At the age of 17 years and 166 days, he became the youngest-ever driver to compete in Formula 1, making his debut for Scuderia Toro Rosso at the 2015 Australian Grand Prix.
The Flying Dutchman also started the 2016 season in the Scuderia Toro Rosso, but already after four races, he was promoted to Red Bull Racing after Daniil Kvyat was sent the other way.
His first race for Red Bull Racing was at the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix, and it was a dream debut for the youngster, who won his first Formula 1 race, becoming the youngest-ever driver to win a Formula One Grand Prix and also the first-ever Dutch driver to do so, beating his father's best-ever third place.
After that, his career has been a real success story. Verstappen won at least two races in the following four seasons, and in 2021, Max Verstappen won his first World Championship after a story-packed conclusion at the 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
The year after that, the Dutch driver dominated the Formula One World Championship with 15 victories and added his second consecutive title. In 2023, Verstappen broke the record for most consecutive Formula One wins by a driver, winning every race from the 2023 Miami Grand Prix until the 2023 Italian Grand Prix, collecting ten consecutive winners' trophies on the way to his third World Drivers' Championship.

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