Max Verstappen is one of the most gifted drivers of the current times. He is a renowned face in the racing circuit. Max was born on September 30, 1997. He is Dutch by origin and was passionate about racing from childhood. He first appeared in the racing scene in the year 2015.
Verstappen competed in the Australian GP to become the youngest competitor in Formula 1. In 2015, he was only seventeen years old. Verstappen currently races for the Red Bulls. He has been promising right from the beginning of his career. Max had made several noticeable races. However, his first major achievement seems to have come recently.
Max Verstappen has won the recently concluded Grand Prix in America. The win gave him a huge advantage on the leaderboard. Max is now ranked higher than the likes of Lewis Hamilton. Let us learn more about the incident in detail below.
Max Verstappen Overtakes Hamilton
The recent race in America was no less than a thriller. The race had every element to be exciting. It swayed from one end to the other. Lewis Hamilton was the fan’s favorite before the start of the game. He started the race on a positive note. Hamilton made an aggressive start which benefited him to take the lead initially.
The initial rush of adrenaline settled down gradually. All the players took a more stable approach. The durability of each player’s vehicle was put to test. The endurance of the engines and tyres were the two important aspects to win the race. Hamilton was handed a stiff competition by Max Verstappen.
An onrushing Lewis aimed at overcoming his opponents in the last quarter. However, Verstappen kept his cool and steered himself to victory. The victory made Max Verstappen jump to the pole position ahead of Hamilton. The next tournament will be on 7th November, Mexico.