THE Helmut Marko is one of the most familiar faces in Formula 1, being its consultant Red Bull Racing from the very first day, the 2005.
The Austrian’s contract, which was friend of the founder and co-owner of RB, Dietrich Mateschitzwas coming to an end 2024but the Italian Mean formu1a.uno it says it has already been renewed for yet three years.
THE Marko is from more controversial figures in the paddock. He is rightly considered the man who has spotted top talents and later champions in Formula 1, such as Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappenwhile leads of program her academy of the organization’s new drivers since the late 90s, when it was established.
“Everything is going as planned… I’m doing my job at Red Bull Racing, and I’m enjoying it,” he told the Austrian Media oe24 at the end of 2023.
This was not a given a few months ago. THE death of Mateschitz the fall of 2022 brought reorganizations at the administrative levelwith the role of CEO of the company breaking into three areas, with the sports projects of the Austrian energy drink passing into his hands Oliver Mintzlaffwho in the first year did not have good relations with Marko.
Furthermore, the failure of his recruitment Nyck de Vries in its first half 2023 it weighed heavily on his hands 80 year old consultantbut not so much that he loses his position.
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