Max Verstappen Parents, Family Tree & Career

Max Verstappen Parents

Max Verstappen is a Belgian-Dutch racing driver. Max Verstappen born to his parents Jos Verstappen and Sophie Kumpen.At the 2015 Australian Grand Prix, when he was aged 17 years, 166 days, he became the youngest driver to compete in Formula One.O

Verstappen has 36 wins and 21 pole positions so far in 2023. In 2021 French Grand Prix and the 2021 Austrian Grand Prix, he recorded his first professional hat-trick and grand slam.At the 2022 Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, he achieved his second grand slam.After agreeing to a contract extension, Verstappen will stay with Red Bull at least through the end of the 2028 racing season.

Max Verstappen Parents 

Max Verstappen Parents name are Jos Verstappen and Sophie Kumpen.His Father’s Name is Jos Verstappen who is a former racing driver. Verstappen was the German Formula Three champion and Masters of Formula Three winner in 1993.

Max Verstappen with Father
Max Verstappen with Father

His Mother’s name is Sophie Kumpen who is a former kart racer.As a kart racer, she has raced against former F1 champion Jenson Button and some of the best F1 drivers. Sophie has also raced against Christian Horner, who is the head of the Red Bull team.

Max Verstappen With Mother

He has a younger sister named Victoria. While Verstappen’s parents divorced when he was a child, he and his sister Victoria moved in with their respective parents.Verstappen has three younger half-siblings: Blue Jaye, a sister from his second marriage, Jason Jaxx and Mila Faye, a brother and sister from his current marriage.

Max Verstappen Family Tree

Father Name Jos Verstappen
Mother Name Sophie Verstappen
SisterVictoria Verstappen
BrotherNot Known
Half-SiblingsBlue Jaye and Jason Jaxx
Grand FatherRobert Kumpen
Marital StatusIn Relationship
GirlfriendsKelly Piquet
Max Verstappen with Sister Victoria
Max Verstappen with Sister Victoria

Max Verstappen Girlfriend & Relationship

Max Verstappen is currently dating Kelly Piquet. Though she is German by birth, she has Brazilian roots as she is the daughter of legendary three-time F1 world champion Nelson Piquet. Verstappen and Piquet made their relationship official by posting on their official social media handles. Earlier this year, Verstappen and Piquet also posted a picture on their Instagram handle on New Year’s day where the pair can be seen celebrating on the beach, which is one of the highlights of the Max Verstappen relationship.

Max Verstappen with Girlfriend
Max Verstappen with Girlfriend

Max Verstappen Parents Ethnicity and Nationality

Despite having a Belgian mother, being born in Belgium, and residing in Bree, Belgium, Verstappen chose to compete with a Dutch racing license because he “feels more Dutch,” having spent more time with his father than with his mother due to his karting activities, and having grown up in Maaseik, a Belgian town near the Dutch border, where he was always surrounded by Dutch people.

Verstappen enjoys sim racing in his spare time. Verstappen, who has competed in numerous sim racing competitions, claims that it helps him prepare for real-life racing by keeping him ′′ready to go′′. Verstappen is a member of the global sim racing squad Team Redline.In November 2020, Verstappen bought a Dassault Falcon 900EX aircraft from Virgin Galactic. Exxaero operates the aircraft, which has the registration PH-DTF.

Max Verstappen Bio

Real NameMax Verstappen
ProfessionFormula 1 racer
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 168 cm
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
Date of Birth30 September 1997
Birth PlaceHasselt, Belgium
Educational QualificationGraduation

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Max Verstappen Professional Career

In 2009, Verstappen joined the CRG customer team Team Pex Racing. In that year, he won both the Flemish Minimax and Belgian KF5 championships. Verstappen entered international karting in 2010. CRG signed him to compete for their factory team in world and European championships.

At the KF3 World Cup, Verstappen finished second to the more seasoned Alexander Albon but he defeated Albon in the WSK Euro Series and won the WSK World Series by defeating Robert Vișoiu.

It was revealed at the conclusion of 2012 that Verstappen would leave Intrepid. After a brief spell with Zanardi karts made by CRG, Verstappen returned to the CRG factory squad. He finished 21st at the SKUSA SuperNationals in the KZ2 class driving a CRG. Verstappen won the European KF and KZ titles in 2013. At the age of 15, Verstappen won the 2013 World KZ championship in KZ1, the top karting category, in Varennes-sur-Allier, France.

On October 11, 2013, Verstappen had his first experience in a racing car at the Pembrey Circuit. He ran 160 laps in a Barazi-Epsilon FR2.0–10 Formula Renault vehicle. The vehicle was supplied by the Dutch group Manor MP Motorsport. In 2013, he tested for multiple Formula Renault 2.0 teams

Verstappen had seven retirements in the first 14 races of the 2017 season, four owing to technical issues and three due to first-lap incidents in Spain, Austria, and Singapore. However, he finished third in China and placed fourth or fifth in five further events.

At the 2020 Hungarian Grand Prix, he wrecked in wet circumstances on the approach to the starting grid. However, he was able to drive the car back to the grid, where his technicians were able to adjust the suspension in the few time remaining before the race.

After the repairs, Verstappen advanced from seventh on the starting grid to second at the conclusion of the race. He won the Silverstone 70th Anniversary Grand Prix after starting in fourth place. Red Bull Racing Team Principal Christian Horner lauded Verstappen and the Red Bull support team’s effort as “outstanding.”

Verstappen achieved pole position at the 2021 Austrian Grand Prix, led every lap from the start to the finish, set the best lap, and won the race for his maiden career grand slam, making him the youngest driver to accomplish this feat.

With the victory, Verstappen also became the first driver to win three consecutive weekends in a row, beginning with the French Grand Prix on 20 June, followed by the Styrian Grand Prix on 27 June, and concluding with the Austrian Grand Prix on 4 July.