Press hails 'driver of the century' Verstappen
Corriere dello Sport even thinks a new era has begun in formula one.
"A driver generation now seems shorter than the life of a smartphone," it declared.
La Repubblica added: "What more could you ask of a boy who at three years old was encouraged by his mother to go faster on his tricycle?
"Some are already calling him the driver of the century. Over the top? Perhaps, but perhaps not."
La Stampa, meanwhile, hailed Verstappen for being the driver best poised to pick up the pieces of the imploded Mercedes team in Spain.
"Vettel missed the right strategy and another chance to win is wasted," it charged.
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