Max Verstappen officially opens the Dutch Grand Prix circuit at Zandvoort by lapping the track in the Red Bull RB8.
Verstappen will enjoy his first home race in Formula One when the championship heads to Zandvoort on May 3, but the Dutchman got a sneak preview of the circuit, including the new banked sections, the opening the venue.
"We are here in Zandvoort driving the RB8 today and basically opening the track oficially," said Verstappen on the Red Bull Instagram account. "Of course, I'm looking forward to the two new bankings. I think it's going to be a lot of fun to drive."
Verstappen also stopped to do some donuts as the promotional footage was gathered.
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