for the Arrows team, with a best result of fourth in the Italian Grand Prix. He is 12th in
the drivers' championship with 5 points.
||Tests for Honda Racing Development
until they decide not to run their own team in Formula1.
||Replaces the disappointing Jan
Magnussen at Stewart from the French Grand Prix. Only finishes four out of nine races
because of unreliability.
||Drives for Tyrrell, with a best result
of eighth place.
||Drives for Footwork/Arrows, with a
best result of sixth at the Argentinean Grand Prix.
loan him to Simtek to gain experience in a less high-profile environment. The teams folds
halfway through the season and Verstappen tests for Benetton and Ligier. He competes in
five races, finishing 12th in Barcelona.
his Formula1 career as a test driver at Benetton. When JJ Lehto crashes heavily in testing
he replaces him as a race driver. Involved in a crash in his first race, with Eddie Irvine
using Verstappen's car as a springboard for his own. Tow races later Lehto is sufficiently
recovered to continue racing and Verstappen resumes his role as test driver. Lehto then
performs disappointingly and Verstappen begins racing again from the French Grand Prix. 10
races and 10 points with his best result of third in Hungary.
victories in Formula Atlantic New Zealand. Fourth in the International Championship. 8
victories in German Formula3. 3rd in the Formula3 Grand Prix of Monaco. Wins the Malboro
Masters Zandvoort and is named Dutch Driver of the Year once more. Invited to test an
Arrows Formula1 car.
Opel Lotus champion with 10 races wins. Dutch Champion, Benelux Champion and International
Nations Cup winner. Named Dutch Driver of the Year. Told by Ken Tyrrel that should he win
the German Formula3 championship the following year he will be given a test in a Tyrrell
||Tests an Opel Lotus at Zandvoort and
impresses all present with his times.
until 1991. Won the Dutch Junior Championship in 1984, and then 3 more times after this.
Belgian Champion 125cc, European Champion Formula K and European Champion Intercontinental
A in 1989.