F1 star Max Verstappen has gone public with his new girlfriend, which happens to be the ex-girlfriend of the driver he replaced at Red Bull.
Verstappen went public on New Year’s Eve with the relationship to the 32-year-old model when the pair posted on Instagram.
“Happy New Year everyone!” the Dutchman wrote.
“Let’s make 2021 a year to remember in many ways. Wishing you all success, love and happiness just as I found mine.”
Piquet also posted a picture of the new couple, writing: “Love is what makes the world go round. Happy new year and much love.”
Piquet is the daughter of three-time F1 champ Nelson Piquet and has a daughter with F1 driver Daniil Kvyat.
The model dated Kvyat for three years before ending the relationship towards the end of 2019.
Verstappen is only recently out of a long-term relationship after separating from Dilara Sanlik.
Some fans couldn’t help but question Verstappen’s move.
Its weird, but maybe they fell in love?🙈
— Didi🤫 (@Indirabee) January 2, 2021
Verstappen’s move at Red Bull
Verstappen, who has become one of the biggest names in F1, took Kvyat’s seat at Red Bull to join Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo back in 2016.
Unfortunately, Kvyat finds himself without a seat for the up-coming 2021 season.
Verstappen finished third in the F1 season in 2020.
But he was able to finish on a high after dominating the Yas Marina circuit and taking out the GP.
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