Max Verstappen has turned down an offer from reigning world champions Red Bull as he turns onto the road to formula one.
"When the time is right," Jos told De Telegraaf newspaper, "we will bite the bullet, but not before."
It appears, however, that the Verstappens ultimately said no to Red Bull.
Italy's Autosprint said the Dutch rookie has decided instead to team up with Mercedes, with the relationship to be formalised 'in the coming days'.
The report said Verstappen jr hopes to make the move to the F1 feeder category GP2 for 2015, "but in the short term there are rumours of a test in a Mercedes F1 car of 2012".
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