Kelly Piquet Reacts to Her Boyfriend Max Verstappen’s Sensational US GP Win

Published 10/25/2021, 9:58 AM EDT
Formula One F1 – Monaco Grand Prix – Circuit de Monaco, Monte Carlo, Monaco – May 23, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates winning the race with girlfriend Kelly Piquet Pool via REUTERS/Sebastien Nogier


Max Verstappen won the United States Grand Prix in fashion. However, his heroics at the Circuit of the Americas wasn’t just appreciated by the F1 community, but also by his partner, Kelly Piquet.

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The Brazilian was over the moon as the Red Bull prodigy cross the chequered flag, and grabbed a win for the Milton-Keynes-based outfit. She took to Instagram to show how happy she was for Verstappen’s victory in Austin.

Kelly Piquet was overjoyed as Max Verstappen claims victory at the US Grand Prix

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The Dutch driver won the race from pole position in Austin, and further extended his lead in the championship against rival, Lewis Hamilton. The Red Bull garage was extremely happy, but not as much as Verstappen’s partner.

Formula One F1 – United States Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S. – October 24, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen celebrates on the podium after winning the race REUTERS/Brian Snyder

She took to Instagram and wrote in one story, “Never ceases to amaze.” While in another post she wrote, “My Champ.”

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The Dutch driver looks forward to the Mexican Grand Prix

Verstappen won the US Grand Prix which helped him extend his lead in the championship. However, instead of being pleased with his performance, the Dutchman is waiting for the Mexican GP to put in the work once again this season.

As quoted by Motorsport.com, Verstappen said, “Winning doesn’t change anything, it doesn’t give me more confidence or anything. Both the team and I are confident we can do our best, but attention to detail is also required.”

Formula One F1 – United States Grand Prix – Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, U.S. – October 24, 2021 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen during the race REUTERS/Mike Blake

“In Mexico we will start from the beginning and try to get the most out of the car,” he concluded. (Translated from Dutch via Google)

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With Max grabbing another victory this season in Austin, do you think he can do the same in Mexico as well? Or will Hamilton bring his A-game and steal the spotlight from the Red Bull driver? Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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Arpit Gomes

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Arpit Gomes is an F1 author at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing his Journalism degree from Xavier’s Institute, he is a big fan of McLaren and their driver Lando Norris and Daniel Ricciardo. Arpit always looks forward to the paddock moving to Spa and drivers dealing with the exciting Eau Rouge corner as well the straight at Monza.

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