At the annual FIA Prize Giving Gala, Max Verstappen won the “FIA Personality of the Year” award. At the Château de Versailles near Paris, the Dutchman took home the trophy for the third year in a row.
Max received the “Personality of the Year” award after a vote by permanently accredited media. At the gala, all the FIA World Champions received their trophies, including Lewis Hamilton, collecting his fourth World Title trophy. His Mercedes team were honored for clinching the 2017 constructor’s title.
“It’s amazing to once again win this FIA prize”, Max told Verstappen.nl. “It’s wonderful recognition” remarked the 20-year-old after his third season in Formula 1, in which he scored 168 points and finishing sixth in the championship.