“I got the call to join Red Bull Racing, which was a great feeling.
“When it got announced everything happened really fast.
“I spent a lot of time in the factory getting prepared in the simulator in order to get used to the car.
“There was a lot of media attention, but I wasn’t really nervous, just happy that I was finally driving for a top team
“In the end, we managed to pull it off. It was an incredible feeling once I passed the finish line, especially in your first race with a new team.”
The youngest F1 driver considers his Dad to be his biggest critic. In an interview with The Guardian, he said, “The biggest critic I have in my life is my dad so everything else is just a breeze; it doesn’t really matter to me,” he says. “As a driver, it is important to focus on yourself and believe in yourself and there shouldn’t be a reason why, when you are in F1 and there is more attention, you change your approach.”
At Russian GP all eyes were on Lewis Hamilton & Sebastian Vettel, however, it was Valtteri Bottas who stole the show. Spanish GP 2017 will mark the beginning of European season for F1.
An interesting contest expected between last time winner, Max Verstappen, 2016 Pole winner Lewis Hamilton, Current table topper Sebastian Vettel.
— Formula 1 (@F1) April 30, 2017