Max Verstappen is a Dutch racing driver and the current Formula One World Champion. He competes for Red Bull Racing under the Dutch flag. Verstappen was born to racing drivers Jos Verstappen and Sophie Kumpen and had a successful run in junior karting and single-seater categories.
Verstappen made his Formula One debut in 2015 at the age of 17 and became the youngest driver to compete in the sport. He started his 2016 campaign with Scuderia Toro Rosso before being promoted to Red Bull Racing after four races. At the age of 18, he won the 2016 Spanish Grand Prix on his debut for Red Bull Racing, becoming the youngest-ever driver and first Dutch driver to win a Formula One Grand Prix. Verstappen won his first Formula One World Championship in 2021, becoming the first Dutch driver to do so. He won his second consecutive championship in 2022 and is set to remain with Red Bull until at least the end of the 2028 season.