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 (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.