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F1: Max Verstappen joins Red Bull F1 junior program

Red Bull is very pleased to announce that Max Verstappen has accepted the invitation to join the Red Bull Junior Team.

This is effective immediately and the 16-year-old Dutchman will continue his FIA Formula 3 European Championship campaign at the Nürburgring this weekend as a Red Bull Junior in the Van Amersfoort Racing team.

Vertappen Jr. will compete also at the prestigious Macau Grand Prix in November.

Max Verstappen
Max Verstappen (photo: Red Bull)

The Dutch racer, son of former-Formula 1 driver Jos, has won seven F3 races in his maiden season of car racing.

We reported last week that his rookie form had attracted interest from Red Bull and Mercedes , and a deal has been struck with the Austrian drink company.