“I Hit Him Several Times”: The Incredible Teaching Method Max Verstappen Endured As A Child

Max Verstappen

The sports career of Max verstappen it seems to reach unimaginable levels. The Dutchman was one of the revelations of the Formula 1, at the time of its debut. However, in his childhood the pilot of Red bull He suffered blood, sweat and tears to make a place in the best training categories in Europe, and his father Jos was one of the fundamental pillars.

Despite the fact that his father was a renowned Formula 1 driver, Max did not take advantage of his last name to put himself in the best teams. His work was ‘in crescendo’ and in that way he was reaching the best categories. However, his father Jos Verstappen He confessed this week that the method of working together with Max to have the best results was something particular.

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Former Formula 1 driver, David coulthard, premiered this week a podcast in which he had the Verstappen as his first guests. In the chat that the pilots had, Coulthard asked Jos how Max’s childhood and adolescence worked, and his answer surprised everyone. In particular, Jos recalled a situation experienced in the Karting World Championship.

To the blows

According to Jos, his son had a bad race in the Karting World Championship. However, he used a method to regain the Max level. ‘I hit him several times on the helmet. Bams! And I asked him: ‘boy, what are you doing?’, Confessed the former Formula 1 driver to David Coulthard. However, the Red Bull driver assured that this served to improve.

‘I was driving like a drunk. He said to me, can’t you drive normally? We’re all going home, I’m going to start packing things up. After that episode it seemed that I woke up, ”Verstappen said with a smile on his face. The result? Max was champion of that tournament. He won the preliminaries, semifinals and finals.

Helmut Marko, Jos Verstappen and Max Verstappen. Source: Red Bull Racing

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