The young Dutchman Max Verstappen, last year won several prestigious titles in the world karting in this debut in the European Formula 3 Championship and already won a series of victories. He currently ranks second in the standings, trailing only much more experienced Esteban windows.
Initially it was the interest of teams such as Red Bull Racing, Ferrari and McLaren. However, during the German Grand Prix in the Italian media reported that the 16-year-old Dutchman signed a multiyear contract with Mercedes. One of the points of this contract is the agreement of the parties about the performance Verstappen in the GP2 Series in 2015.
However, Red Bull is not going to give up. In this weekend stage a Formula 3 passes on the track Red Bull Ring, and argues ItaliaRacing citing its own sources, on Friday Max had a long meeting with Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko motorsport. According to Italian journalists to get Max Verstappen, Marco even ready to pay Mercedes penalty for breach of contract.
Moreover – in the Red Bull considering Max Verstappen debut in Formula 1 in 2015. According ItaliaRacing, Helmut Marko allegedly willing to sacrifice Carlos Sainz Jr., who next season was supposed to be a partner Daniel Kwiat, and go for a bold move, sit behind the wheel Toro Rosso 17-year-old Dutchman.
Developments are expected today, when Spielberg should come head Mercedes Motorsport Toto Wolff.