In absolute terms, at 24, one is already an adult. In Formula 1 this speech is worth a little less, because it is rare for a driver to make his debut under the age of 20, and therefore to climb the top before the age of 25. While waiting for the definitive consecration with winning machines of the various Leclerc, Russell and Norris, the pilots who the 2021 World Cup is being played are two valid exceptions: Max Verstappen because he made his debut at the age of 17 and was already winning a Grand Prix at 18; Lewis Hamilton made his debut at the age of 22 but was competitive for the title right from the start.
Two phenomena from a very young age. The case of the Dutchman will perhaps remain a unicum at high levels. He looks “old” because we have heard his name for seven seasons, but he is “only” 24 years old. An age in which many are still learning the tricks of the trade. Super Max, on the other hand, already knows them all. Merit of talent, desire to arrive and earliness, three characteristics in which it abounds: “Max is definitely older than his ID says! She looks more than her 24 years old, surely. He is extremely mature for his young age. But this is normal when you come from a racing familyRed Bull team principal Chris Horner told a SportBild. “He has great balance and drives steadily. Plus, he has gained experience over the years, and that helps him, of course. It is now ready for the title. The way this championship is being held proved it to meto”.