Mercedes to Verstappen: Reference please

Date published: December 3 2016

With Nico Rosberg retiring for Formula 1, Mercedes are in the hunt for a new driver and specifically targetted Max Verstappen – at least on Twitter.

The Brackley squad engaged the Red Bull sensation in the wake of Rosberg’s announcement, asking if he could send a reference through.

Max responded…

As did Mercedes…

The team also made it clear what the requirements would be as they seek Rosberg’s replace with experience not a necessity.