Online supermarket Picnic must pay Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen compensation of 150 thousand euros for using a lookalike of the F1 driver in an online video. By doing so, Picnic infringed on Verstappen's portrait rights, the court ruled, NOS reports.
American president Donald Trump was also on people in the Netherlands' minds this year, according to Twitter. The social media platform released the top Twitter trends of the Netherlands for 2017, and Trump is number four on the list. Like last year, 'vacture', or 'vacancy' in English, topped the list for the Netherlands this year. According to Twitter, this shows that the platform plays an important role in finding jobs in the Netherlands, RTL Nieuws reports.
F1 driver Max Verstappen won a court case he filed against Picnic because the online grocery store used a lookalike of him in one of its ad campaigns. The court ruled on Wednesday that Picnic violated Verstappen's personality rights by using the lookalike. The amount in compensation Picnic will have to pay to Verstappen is yet to be determined, NU.nl reports.
Max Verstappen's managers are demanding 350 thousand euros in compensation from online grocery chain Picnic for a commercial in which a Vestappen lookalike was used, his manager Raymond Vermeulen confirmed to NU.nl
Picnic published the ad on Facebook late in September. It was a variation of an ad for supermarket chain Jumbo in which the real Max Verstappen delivers groceries. Jumbo is a major sponsor for Verstappen. In the Picnic ad an Verstappen lookalike was used.
Cito Motors in Eindhoven sold Formula 1 star Max Verstappen's former Aston Martin V12 Vantage S for 239,500 euros on Monday. The car was listed for sale for less than a day, AD reports.
According to an employee of Cito Motors, it was quite a tense sale. "There were many rivals in the field." the employee said to the newspaper.
The 572 horsepower car has only 4,128 kilometers on the odometer. Verstappen drove the car for 6 months as figurehead for Aston Martin. As the car was driven and approved by the F1 star, it now bears a Verstappen approved label under the hood.
Max Verstappen managed to achieve second place in the Austrian Grand Prix in Spielberg Sunday afternoon, another stunner after setting the fastest time in Barcelona. The race in Spielberg showed a number of parallels with the race in Barcelona.
In Spain on Sunday 18-year-old Max Verstappen became both the first Dutch and youngest racer ever to win the Grand Prix. "I can not believe it", the young Dutchman said after what he describes as an "incredible and fantastic" race
Dutch Formula 1 star Max Verstappen raced down a ski run at the Kitzbuhel ski resort in the Austrian Alps in a F1 show run on Thursday, Red Bull announced on its website.
The resort is getting ready for the Hahnenkammrennen World Cup Alpine ski races and decided that a F1 "snow run" was just the thing to celebrate, according to Red Bull.
"I've never driven on snow", Verstappen said after the run. "It was a real challenge and we had to put my tires in chains, was very special. It was great fun and the enthusiasm of the fans in Kitzbuhel was great."
Teenage Formula 1 star Max Verstappen was named Sports Personality of 2015 by the Netherlands Sports Press foundation on Monday. The jury especially praised the 18-year-old Toro Rosso driver for his professional appearances in the media,
Dutch teenager Max Vestappen (17) earned his first Formula 1 points in the Malaysian Grand Prix yesterday, NRC reports. With these points Verstappen became the youngest driver to earn points in Formula 1, his second record in a short time. Two weeks ago Verstappen became the youngest newcomer in Formula 1.