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Albon to Red Bull, Verstappen or Alonso to Mercedes?

Albon to Red Bull, Verstappen or Alonso to Mercedes?

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After Lewis Hamilton shook up the racing market with the announcement of his transfer to Ferrari, there is a lot going on in this area. There is a lot of information and possible combinations coming from all sides, as it is still not clear who will land where Carlos Sainz will make room for Hamilton, nor who will take Hamilton's place at Mercedes. According to the latest rumours, or "information from sources in the teams", Alex Albon is said to have been offered a three-year contract by the Red Bull team. At least that's according to Peter Windsor, who claims the transfer is "90% agreed". There is also talk of an even more sensational transfer. According to some information, Max Verstappen is supposed to leave Red Bull Racing and join the Mercedes team, although he has a contract with the team until the end of the 2028 season.
Marko: Verstappen underwent his father's strict training

Marko: Verstappen underwent his father's strict training

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Helmut Marko has revealed that two-time F1 world champion Max Verstappen had to undergo rigorous training from his father, Jos Verstappen, during his early racing career. The Dutchman has become a tough nut to crack for his F1 rivals, but he's become an even tougher nut to crack for his teammates. From the neighboring garage, he outclassed one of the most talented racers, such as Alex Albon and Pierre Gasly, and some speculate that Lando Norris turned down the transfer to the Austrian team precisely because of Verstappen. Sergio Perez, his current team-mate, managed to keep his seat in Red Bull's second car with a couple of podiums and four wins, and Helmut Marko, the team's adviser, has now revealed why Verstappen, apart from his immense talent, is such a tough competitor. "Having Max as a team peg
Alex Albon had to drive the qualifying rounds to win a point

Alex Albon had to drive the qualifying rounds to win a point

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Alex Albon said that in the last laps of the race he drove the qualifying laps, with which he eventually scored the first points of this year for the Williams team. Albon was penalized with three starting points of loss before the start of the race weekend in Australia due to a collision with Lanc Stroll in a race in Saudi Arabia. This was followed by disqualification on Saturday, when after qualifying training there was not enough fuel left in the car to take a sample. The Williams racer started the race from behind on hard tires and drove an incredible 57 laps on them. In the penultimate lap, he drove in seventh place and then made a mandatory tire change, losing a few places, but in the end he finished in tenth place. He explained that at the beginning of the race he kept an eye on the tires and then started to step up the pace.