Recently, a Dutch driver has dominated the very popular Formula 1 racing sport: Max Verstappen. He made his debut for the Toro Rosso-Renault team in 2015 and is now the best player at Oracle Red Bull Racing. His free practice, qualifying, and race are broadcast through Viaplay and F1 TV, among others. But who is this Dutch driver actually? Below you will find everything about him from his age to his height and from his career to his love life.
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Max Verstappen: biography of a Formula 1 driver
|✍️ Noun||Max Verstappen|
|place of birth||Hasselt (Belgium)|
|date of Birth||September 30, 1997|
|🇳🇱 nationality||Dutch, Belgian|
|❤️ Girlfriend||Kelly Beckett|
|Team||Oracle Red Bull Racing|
|F1 Championships||1 (2021)|
A friend, mother, father and more family members Max Verstappen
There are many voices online for curious people and they are all relatives of Max Verstappen. First of all, most people know Kelly Pique’s girlfriend. She is a model and has a daughter, Penelope Kvyat, with Russian Formula 1 racing driver Daniil Kvyat. They started dating in 2017, but the relationship ended a few months after the birth of their child. Since October 2020 we know that she is in a relationship with Max.
also belong to family Max Verstappen also includes a well-known father (former F1 driver Jos Verstappen), mother (Sophie Kumpen), sister (Victoria Verstappen), half-sister and half-brother. His father is Dutch and his mother is Belgian, so he held dual citizenships until he was 18e. Then he chose to remain officially Dutch. Below you will find photos with Max posted to Instagram by friend Kelly Piquet and mother Sophie Kumpen.
Formula 1 Teams, Motorsport Experience, World Champion and Crash
In addition to the recent Nyck de Vries, Max Verstappen has been the only Dutchman in Formula 1 for some time. His great success in this category is the main reason for the revival of the sport of racing in the Netherlands in recent years. However, he has been in the race for a longer time. He started karting at the age of four, before switching to motorsports in 2014. He participated in Florida Winter Series and Formula 3 races, after which he was part of the Red Bull Junior team. When he was 17 years old, on March 15, 2015, he made his debut in the top racing category: Formula 1.
He raced for the Red Bull team Toro Rosso in 2015 and 2016, but was replaced by Daniil Kvyat on May 5, 2016. As a result, he secured a seat on the coveted Red Bull team. He is now the main force as a top driver in the racing category and in 2021 he won the award for the first time World Champion. This came at the expense of Lewis Hamilton second place in a very exciting final race in Abu Dhabi. He was honored on December 16 at the 2021 FIA Awards Ceremony in Paris. Below you can watch the legendary year-end interview after this racing season with Olav Mol with Max Verstappen.
Due to his previous dual citizenship, he still has many “home games”. Of course, the Grand Prix of Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium is special for Max, but since 2021 the local race at Zandvoort circuit in the Netherlands has also been added to the calendar. However, another race etched in my memory is the race at Silverstone (UK) in 2021, when it was tough Collide After a click from competitor Lewis Hamilton. Pictures are still available on YouTube.
Age, height, salary and net worth of Max Verstappen
In addition to his career and family, many people are curious about some personal facts about the life of F1 driver Max Verstappen. Let’s start with the things we know. First of all, one wonders how old the Dutchman is and exactly how tall he is. is being height He is 1.81 meters tall, and he was born on September 30, 1997 in Hasselt (Belgium), which means that he has age At the time of writing, a total of exactly 25 springs have been identified.
Would you also like to know exactly how much Max Verstappen earns? He. She a wage And the Energy The driver, who drives in Oracle Red Bull Racing, is often sought after by curious people. However, no official statements were made on the matter. However, there are voices from the latest version of the Quote 500 that he has an estimated net worth of $95 million. This may be the result of a suspected salary of 35 million per year, various sponsor contracts and its own brand with a web store. However, nothing has been confirmed regarding this matter so it is all just a guess. Sometimes it is simply better to keep this kind of private information confidential.
What is logical and obvious of course is that Max Verstappen has a lot of money to spend. You can also see that, because sometimes we see great pictures here and there Sentences and even your airplane. In his posts below, you can see him posing with a beautiful first-class example, and then you can also watch a video made by an aircraft controller of Max Verstappen’s Falcon 900 private jet.
Collaborations with, among others, Red Bull, Viaplay and Jumbo
As a racing enthusiast, you may have noticed: since this year, Ziggo is no longer the place to see all the practice, qualifying and free races in Formula 1. And that won’t be the case in 2023 either. You can now search, among other things, in Viaplay and by subscription to F1 TV to everything from F1 with Max Verstappen. By cooperating with Viaplay However, there is also, among other things, the documentary absolute lion And private broadcasts like F1 TalksAnd the Shakedown F1 season And the F1 2021: Duel of the Titans to see. 👉 Go straight to Formula 1 in Viaplay.
In addition to this partnership, Max Verstappen also collaborates with other brands. You may have already seen quite a few, as there are those with files Red Bull Immediately catches the eye. but also jumbo It organizes various savings campaigns to be able to offer customers the best Dutch sports products.