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Flashback: This is why Verstappen had a sudden promotion to Red Bull in 2016

On this day exactly five years ago Max Verstappen booked his first Formula 1 victory so we at GPblog are diving into the archives. How did the then 18-year-old Dutchman suddenly end up at Red Bull Racing? The first step to F1 In his first season in cars in 2014, Verstappen immediately made a name for himself. The Dutchman drove a full season in the European Formula 3 Championship. He did not win the championship that year. He had to settle for third place but did achieve ten race victories. Including six victories in a row. This attracted the attention of Red Bull, who included the Dutchman in their training programme. Read more Recap: How a different strategy helped Verstappen to victory...
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