Love in the fast lane! Max Verstappen is one of the biggest Formula 1 stars in the world, but off the track, his heart belongs to Kelly Piquet.The two-time World Drivers’ Championship winner and the model started dating in 2020 after meeting for the first time four years earlier.
While the pair are nine years apart in age, they have plenty in common, racing-wise: they both come from F1 families.The Belgian-Dutch driver is the son of Jos Verstappen, who was an F1 racer from 1994 to 2003.
The fashion columnist, meanwhile, is the daughter of Nelson Piquet, a three-time F1 champion from Brazil. Her brother Nelson Piquet Jr. is also a race car driver who formerly competed in F1 and Formula E.“My earliest memories are from the race track,” Kelly told Vogue Netherlands in an interview published in December 2022. “There’s a really cute video of me walking down the pit lane with a sandwich in one hand and a drink in the other … the princess of the track.
I was always very involved in my brother’s career. I’ve been through the ups and downs, seeing what pressure does to a person.Read more on usmagazine.com