F1, Helmut Marko surprises everyone about Ferrari

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Red Bull adviser surprises everyone about Ferrari

Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko surprised everyone by describing the end of the Mattia Binotto era, replaced by Frenchman Frederic Vasseur, as a weakening for Ferrari.

The executive of the world champion team, both in the constructors’ and drivers’ categories, said during an interview with ‘Auto Motor und Sport’: In the case of Ferrari, I don’t really understand the change. I consider Binotto a very good technician and politician. He was simply overwhelmed by his task. But it would have been enough to provide him with a sports director to support him on the track and with strategy. The advent of a new man, who has so many other duties, I see it as a weakening for Ferrari.”

It was Sebastian Vettel who was the first driver to win a world championship with Red Bull. The German put everyone in line for four years in a row, from 2010 to 2013. The Austrian stable returned to success in 2021 thanks to Dutchman Max Verstappen, with the son of art repeating the following year. If there was a battle to the last in 2021, that was not the case in 2022.

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