Toro Rosso’ young speedy Max Verstappen, 17, became the youngest point’s scorer in the sport’s history with an impressive seventh-place finish for Malaysian Grand Prix.
“It was a good day. The first few laps were a bit difficult for me, I struggled a bit with the brakes and the tyres.” Verstappen said following the race.
“But when we went on to hard tyres, it worked much better, I found good balance and good rhythm. From there, the car felt great.”
Former Benetton driver Jos Verstappen after watching 17-year-old son Max become the youngest points scorer in F1 history:“I’m very pleased for what he has done today. I’m happy that he finished the race and the way he raced, he deserved it. I’m very proud.
“He certainly is. Max is more complete. He is better prepared than me and Red Bull are doing an incredible job, physically, mentally and the way he feels at home on the track. He has to be better than me!”
Former Netherlands and Chelsea midfielder Ruud Gullit “Very proud of the 17-year-old Max Verstappen. He had a great race Grand Prix of Malaysia.”