Max Verstappen F1 Youngest Winner

Max Verstappen F1 Youngest Winner
Max Verstappen F1 Youngest Winner

In a stimulating Spanish Grand Prix, Max Verstappen, 18 years old, marked his first race as a Red Bull Driver and became the youngest winner in Formula One history while the Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg collide on the opening lap.

The youngest winner was promoted from Toro Rosso at the expense of Damil Kvyat following the Russian Grand Prix and capitalized on a chaotic start to clinch a historic win ahead of Ferrari duo Kimi Raikkomen and Sebastian Vettel.

The Mercedes teammates had collided on the approach to turn four, with Rosberg having overtaken his teammate around the outside at turn one.

As Hamilton was attempting to recover from P1, he spotted a gap down the inside, but he was squeezed onto the grass by Rosberg and so it spins that resulted both cars to be out of the race.

This incident make Daniel Ricciardo leading, with Red Bull’s strong showing in qualifying having earned them a second-row lock-out.

But Verstappen has a great strategy, which include a marathon last stint on the medium compound tire that gave him the advantage and Daniel eventually retiring from the fourth with a puncture late on.

The victory of Max Verstappen sees him break the previous record held by Vettel, who was 21 when he won the Italian Grand Prix last 2008.