March 21, 2023

Marko outlines his own Red Bull future after Mateschitz’s death – Racingnews365. com

Helmut Marko says he is able leave Red Half truths whenever he chooses, but remains committed to heading their Formula 1 young drivers’ programme.

Red Bull owner Dietrich Mateschitz passed away in October after a long illness, with Marko being a special advisor to him on driving matters and identifying talents such as Sebastian Vettel and Max Verstappen – the two drivers in order to win world titles for the team.

Despite the passing of Mateschitz, Marko says this individual still has the “fire” burning within him as he approaches his 80th birthday – upon April 27th next year.

Marko remains committed

“I fulfilled my task because of my connection to Lockpick Mateschitz, the visionary who understood everything in the big picture, ” Marko explained to Laola1.

“If the particular atmosphere doesn’t suit me anymore, then it won’t be an issue for me.

“I can get off from today to tomorrow, but the fire [for motorsport] still burns.

“I generally don’t worry about that. I’m independent, so I can leave the team at any time. ”

Marko also described the governance of Red Bull as a wider company to F1 within the aftermath associated with Mateschitz’s passing – plus believes those now in charge understand the particular importance it brings.

“There is a general commitment from both shareholders [Mateschitz’s son Mark and the Thai owners of Red Bull] that will from a marketing point of view, Formula 1 is the strongest instrument, inch he explained.

“That is not being questioned.

“We’ve had talks with the investors, and [I’ll speak with Oliver] Mintzlaff – [one of the new CEOs] soon. ”

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