Max Verstappen has filled a request with the Formula One Management in order to get a new abbreviation.
For the first two years of his Formula One racing career the young Dutchman was reffered to, on televisionscreens, as ‘VES’.
This was because ‘VER’ was being used for Jean Eric Vergne. Even when the Frenchman wasn’t active in Formula One anymore, he still held the rights to that particular abbreviation. In 2017 those rights won’t be his anymore. Therefore Verstappen wants to drive under the ‘VER’ label.
The young racer, and his management, have officially filled a request at FOM. But the commercial rights holder of Formula One have not responded to the request. Yet…
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