Teenager and Dutch Formula 1 racing driver Max Verstappen has described the Hungary Grand Prix race this weekend as ‘perfect’ after coming in fourth.
The result was the 17-year-old’s best since he joined the Toro Rosso team at the start of this season.
‘We already had a good first half of the season but to go into the summer break with this result is great. P4 is an incredible result,’ Verstappen said on his website.
‘I had a bad start and was boxed in. I couldn’t go to the inside nor the outside. After that I thought it was going to be a very tough race after dropping down the order so much. But I didn’t give up and kept focusing. I passed people and was able to do a very good second stint. I’m so happy!’
Verstappen’s next race is the Belgian Grand Prix at the end of August.
Verstappen is too young to have a licence to drive on ordinary roads. According to the Daily Mail, the teenager will use the break to take driving lessons so he can take his test when he turns 18 in September.
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