Helmut Marko worried Mercedes will dominate until 2022

Helmut Marko isn’t hopeful of Red Bull catching Mercedes until 2022, saying the pace of their rivals is making the team nervous. After a strong pre-season, Red Bull was optimistic of closing the gap to the German team in 2020 and fighting for both titles. So far, however, that hasn’t

Helmut Marko calls for penalty rethink after Hamilton P4

Causing a collision that cost Alex Albon a podium, Helmut Marko feels it was wrong that Lewis Hamilton still got to finish inside the points. Hamilton was running second in Sunday’s Austrian Grand Prix but was under threat from Albon late in the race. The Red Bull driver opted to

'Helmut Marko should make Red Bull/AlphaTauri equal'

Under the new rules, McLaren CEO Zak Brown has suggested that Helmut Marko should split resources equally across Red Bull and AlphaTauri. Since the team known as Toro Rosso joined F1 in 2006, they have served as a Red Bull junior team, giving young drivers a path into the senior

Helmut Marko: Sebastian Vettel won't be dictated to by Ferrari

Ferrari could have a struggle on its hands this season trying to bring Sebastian Vettel into line, says Helmut Marko. The 2020 championship will be the four-time World Champion’s final season with Ferrari having announced last month that the two no longer have a “common desire” to work together. That

Helmut Marko: Sebastian Vettel won't be dictated to by Ferrari

Ferrari could have a struggle on its hands this season trying to bring Sebastian Vettel into line, says Helmut Marko. The 2020 championship will be the four-time World Champion’s final season with Ferrari having announced last month that the two no longer have a “common desire” to work together. That

Helmut Marko misses Daniel Ricciardo's presence at Red Bull

Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko admits that although he is happy with Alex Albon, he still misses Daniel Ricciardo. Ricciardo departed Red Bull after five years with the team at the end of 2018 to join Renault. He had been part of the Red Bull family for a long

Marko: Verstappen’s maturity ‘far above average’

Red Bull motorsport advisor Helmut Marko says he knew Max Verstappen was an extraordinary talent from their first-ever meeting, and believes the Dutchman has a maturity that’s “far above average”. Verstappen has just signed a long-term deal that will keep him at the Red Bull Formula 1 outfit until the

Dr Helmut Marko recalls his first meeting with Max Verstappen

Red Bull’s motorsport advisor, Dr Helmut Marko, has said Max Verstappen had a spirit beyond his years after first meeting the Dutchman when he was 15 years old. Now at the age of 22, Verstappen is heading into the sixth Formula 1 campaign of his career and still possesses that

Marko appears to rule Ferrari out of 2020 title race

Dr Helmut Marko believes Red Bull’s main opponent in 2020 will be Mercedes as he feels Ferrari has lost their advantage in the engine department. The build-up to the 2020 season brings new hope of a three-way battle for the World Championships between Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull. However, Marko

Max Verstappen: Helmut Marko and I are closer than ever

Max Verstappen says that the “personal bond” between Helmut Marko and himself is now stronger than ever.  The Dutchman joined the grid with Toro Rosso in 2015 before being promoted to Red Bull a year later, and he says he has Marko, the head of the Red Bull driver development