Max Verstappen says he couldn’t turn down the offer of an F1 seat due to the limited opportunities on offer to drivers.
Jean-Eric Vergne, who will be replaced by Max Verstappen at Toro Rosso next season, reckons he's "too old" for the team.
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Max Verstappen maybe the youngest F1 driver next year but insists that he's ready to take his chance.
Toro Rosso Features
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Dutch teenager reflects on his goals for 2015 when he will become the youngest driver in F1 history.
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Pos Driver Nationality Team Pts 1 Rosberg Mercedes 220.0 2 Hamilton Mercedes 191.0 3 Ricciardo Red Bull 156.0 4 Alonso Ferrari 121.0 5 Bottas Williams 110.0 6 Vettel Red Bull 98.0 7 Hulkenberg Force India 70.0 8 Button McLaren 68.0 9 Massa Williams 40.0 10 Raikkonen Ferrari 39.0 11 Magnussen McLaren 37.0 12 Perez Force India 33.0 13 Vergne Toro Rosso 11.0 14 Grosjean Lotus 8.0 15 Kvyat Toro Rosso 8.0 16 Bianchi Marussia 2.0 17 Sutil Sauber 0.0 18 Ericsson Caterham 0.0 19 Maldonado Lotus 0.0 20 Gutierrez Sauber 0.0 21 Chilton Marussia 0.0 22 Kobayashi Caterham 0.0 23 Lotterer Caterham 0.0 24 Rossi Marussia 0.0