Tag Archive: Helmut Marko

Dec 24

Marko: No number one driver at Red Bull F1

“Both drivers are equally treated and it is up to them to define the pecking order”

2017-06-09-08-54-57_0029Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko has stressed there is no number one driver at the team and that both Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo are treated equally. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 05

Daniel Ricciardo says he’s yet to hold any discussions with Red Bull about staying beyond the end of his current F1 contract for the 2019 season

Ricciardo yet to discuss 2019 F1 plans with Red Bull

2017-06-11_0543Daniel Ricciardo is yet to begin discussing plans for the 2019 season beyond the end of his existing Red Bull Formula 1 contract as speculation begins to circulate about his future.

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Aug 18

Marko: P3 ‘the best Red Bull can get’ with Renault engines

Red Bull is still over 170 points behind Mercedes at the head of the constructors’ championship

2017-06-11_1349Trailing Mercedes and Ferrari in the F1 constructors’ championship, Red Bull has struggled to keep up through the first half of the 2017 season. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 16

Sainz has ‘no intention’ of breaking Red Bull F1 contract

Sainz currently races alongside Daniil Kvyat at Toro Rosso

2017-06-11_3325Carlos Sainz Jr. says he has “no intention” of breaking his Formula 1 contract with parent team Red Bull amid speculation about his racing plans for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 11

Gasly still waiting on Toro Rosso F1 promotion decision

The reigning GP2 Series champion was tipped to move into F1 this season

GP2 - Pierre Gasly (PREMA Racing)Pierre Gasly says he remains fully focused on a graduation to F1 next season with Scuderia Toro Rosso but admits he is no closer to knowing whether Red Bull will indeed promote him. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 20

‘No team orders at Red Bull, we race’ – Marko

“There won’t be team orders at Red Bull. We’re more racers.”
2016-06-08_0199 Helmut Marko says Red Bull Racing won’t consider instigating team orders for Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo this season even if they find themselves in the hunt for the 2017 F1 world title.
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Jun 17

Ricciardo: I hope Helmut Marko is wrong…

“It’s nice that they are trying some unique things; that keeps it fresh for us.”
2016-06-10_0323 Daniel Ricciardo says he hopes the nimbleness of the Red Bull package will go a long way to making up for its power deficit as he prepares to tackle the Baku City Circuit for the first time.
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May 28

Helmut Marko: I was the hero…

“No risk no fun – that’s Red Bull DNA”
Helmut Marko has revealed he only expected a podium from Max Verstappen in his first races as a Red Bull Racing driver, saying he feels vindicated by the formerly controversial decision to replace Daniil Kvyat.
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Oct 07

Defiant Red Bull couldn’t wait for Renault turnaround

Christian Horner maintains Red Bull Racing has done the right thing by ditching its engine supply from Renault

2015-06-06_1790 Christian Horner believes Renault was ‘two or three years’ behind in development of its power unit and Red Bull wasn’t willing to wait that long Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 24

Struggling Raikkonen ‘should go home’ – Villeneuve

1997 world champion Jacques Villeneuve has attacked Kimi Raikkonen for struggling to shine in 2014

2014-06-04_0153 After two impressive comeback years with Lotus, Finn Raikkonen was signed for this season by Ferrari, for whom he won his sole title in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »


May 20

Tost flags Toro Rosso future for Sainz jr

Carlos Sainz jr is the next driver in line at Red Bull’s F1 junior team, Toro Rosso.

GP3 - Carlos Sainz Jr (MW Arden) This year, Russian 20-year-old Daniil Kvyat has impressed despite stepping straight into F1 as the reigning GP3 champion. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 31

Newey ‘back to the drawing board’ amid Red Bull crisis

“Adrian has gone back to the drawing board, definitely”

2014-01-30 - Infiniti Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo (5)Amid world champion Red Bull’s testing nightmare at Jerez, bigwigs Christian Horner, Adrian Newey, Helmut Marko and the visiting team owner Dietrich Mateschitz all departed southern Spain on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Antonio Felix da Costa is set to be announced as Daniel Ricciardo’s successor at Toro Rosso for 2014

Da Costa closes in on 2014 Toro Rosso seat

Antonio Félix da CostaThat is the claim of Livio Oricchio, the respected F1 correspondent for Brazil’s O Estado de S.Paulo newspaper, who was at Paul Ricard at the weekend for the latest Formula Renault 3.5 series race. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 12

Vergne claims he ‘thrashed’ teammate Ricciardo

“He was nowhere”

2013-06-07_0162Jean-Eric Vergne, reportedly overlooked for the 2014 Red Bull vacancy, claims he has done a better job than Daniel Ricciardo this year. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 28

Mateschitz, not Horner, knew about Webber exit

“Mark will remain a part of the Red Bull family” – Mateschitz

Mark Webber - Dietrich MateschitzAn irked Christian Horner has revealed he found out about Mark Webber’s decision to leave Red Bull only an hour before the rest of the world. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 19

Red Bull move for Raikkonen ‘very likely’ – source

“I think the probability of Kimi going to Red Bull is very high” – Saari

2013-06-09_0501The F1 driver market is waiting for Kimi Raikkonen’s next move, according to Oskari Saari, a commentator for Finnish television MTV3. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 12

Raikkonen not denying Red Bull rumours

“Formula one is full of rumours”

2013-03-23 - Lotus F1 Team - Malaysia - Kimi Raikkonen (4)By refusing to deny them, Kimi Raikkonen has only fuelled rumours he is being lined up by Red Bull to replace Mark Webber in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »


Apr 02

Pirelli to ‘review’ tyres after Bahrain

“It’s still early, but after the fourth race, Bahrain, we will review the compounds.”

PirelliPirelli will “review” its approach to the 2013 season after Bahrain, the tyre supplier’s Paul Hembery has now admitted. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 07

Buemi to sign new Red Bull deal – report

Sebastien Buemi will remain Red Bull’s official third and reserve driver in 2013, the Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick reports.

2012-09-02 - Red Bull Racing - Singapore - Sebastien Buemi2011-10-30 - Scuderia Toro Rosso - India - Sebastien Buemi (3)It had already emerged that the former Toro Rosso racer, who served as Red Bull’s reserve in 2012, is now definitely out of the running for this year’s second Force India seat. Read the rest of this entry »


Aug 04

Red Bull controversies ‘boring tactic’ – Webber

Mark Webber has described the high profile of technical controversies involving Red Bull as a “tactic” deployed by rival teams.

2012-07-19 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber - 990022012-07-08 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel - Mark WebberThis week, a reportedly “furious” Ferrari hit back at Helmut Marko’s claim that the Italian team was also caught with a hand-adjuster in its 2012 single seater. Marko’s claim followed the most recent technical controversy involving Red Bull, with the sagas so far in 2012 involving hand-adjusted ride heights, engine mapping, holes in the floor, and others.

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