Although former Formula One driver and consultant to the Red Bull Racing team, Dr. Helmut Marko is already 80 years old, he will remain in his position in the team from Milton Keynes for a few more years, but he is not even bothered by the busy schedule of the 2024 season, where there are as many as 24 races: "It's nothing stressful for me. But Australia is wonderful and I'm already looking forward to traveling there," he said, adding: "I work for Red Bull Racing from Friday morning to Sunday night and I'm happy to do it." Marko, otherwise a doctor of law, has been in the spotlight several times in recent times due to awkward statements, and it is increasingly being said that the relationship between him and the team boss, Christian Horner, is anything but great. Horner is said to want to get rid of the Austrian, but Horner's driver Max Verstappen does not agree with this, and he is said to set even
Max Verstappen was the fastest driver in the last F1 free practice session before the Mexican Grand Prix, which is not even as surprising as the fact that Williams driver Alex Albon turned out to be the closest competitor before qualifying, which will take place at 23:0.139 GMT. The Thai racer was only seven hundredths of a second behind the Dutchman's time, and the local hero Sergio Perez set the third time this time, XNUMX seconds behind. George Russell was fourth ahead of Oscar Piastri, Valtteri Bottas, Yuki Tsunoda, Lando Norris, Daniel Roicciard, Lewis Hamilton and Logan Sargeant.
The Red Bull Racing team has denied the possibility of Liam Lawson racing for the Williams team in 2024, but more likely a racing seat awaits him in 2025, when he could become Max Verstappen's teammate. The 21-year-old Lawson impressed in his role as reserve driver when he jumped into the car of Daniel Ricciardo, who was injured in practice for the Dutch GP. But Red Bull's links with Honda and signed contracts have left the New Zealander in the role of reserve driver for Red Bull and Alpha Tauri teams, which could change in 2025. "Williams probably won't take the driver for a single season," Red Bull team boss Christian Horner said of the possibility of a move to Williams, explaining that there was no way Lawson would win a seat at Alpha Tauri. "All these racers are Red Bulls sitting in the race
Judging by the rumors from the Formula One pits, Mexican Sergio Perez will have to keep an eye on his car in the next few races, as his side of the Red Bull garages has started to run out of spare parts. Perez, tipped to be in contention for the world title after the first races of the 2023 season, had a real nightmare in the last few races as he failed to find a way to follow the form of team-mate Max Verstappen and at the same time parked his RB19 in the safety tires several times. as a result of which he is said to be short of spare parts for the racing car, and Verstappen is not keen on the idea of giving up his to the Mexican. Perez will thus have to keep an eye on his racing car until a new stock of parts is produced at the team factory, but at the same time show better form, as his future is said to be in
The Red Bull team confirmed that, according to many, the most dominant car of this year's F1 season will receive a package of innovations at the next race. The news was released by team advisor Helmut Marko, who told OE24: "We will try something new in Barcelona." It is not yet known what innovations we will see on the RB19 racing car, but there will be quite a few of them on other racing cars as well. Ferrari has already prepared a new rear wheel suspension for the race in Imola, but since the race was cancelled, they will use the innovation for the first time in Montmelo this weekend. Even at Mercedes, where they performed for the first time in Monaco with the new sides of the W14 racing car and the front suspension of the wheels, they will add some new parts in Spain, and the same is expected at Aston Martin.
Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Max Verstappen would have beaten team-mate Sergio Perez at the Miami Grand Prix even if he hadn't chosen the opposite tactic. The Dutchman, who started the race from ninth place, drove the first stint on the hard compound, and Perez on the medium hard. The Mexican intended to use the softer compound to lead the race and break away, and simulations suggested his tactics should be around three seconds faster than Verstappen's at the end of the race. But Verstappen lasted an incredible 46 laps on the hard tyres, setting a faster pace than Perez after his pit stop to put the car on hard tyres. The Dutchman chose the yellow-rimmed hard tires for his race-ending pit stop and easily overtook Perez. Horner
Sergio Perez will start the Miami Grand Prix from the best starting position after qualifying was cut short due to Charles Leclerc's crash. The Ferrari driver made a mistake on the final fast lap and crashed into the spare tires, causing the final part of qualifying to be red-flagged and not resumed. The man from Monaco was not injured, but he will start the race from seventh place. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1654955058172141570 Fernando Alonso entered the first starting row, and Kevin Magnussen was an excellent fourth, who will still have to be heard by the commissioner after qualifying due to the incident with Lewis Hamilton in Q1. The Dane is not completely safe in fourth place, as a penalty could follow. https://twitter.com/F1/status/1654962626194034691 Third time went to Car
Sergio Perez is the winner of the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, with the Red Bull driver closely followed throughout the race by team-mate Max Verstappen, who is the leader of the 1 F2023 championship, but his lead has been reduced to six points. The Mexican celebrated his second victory of the year in Baku, and Verstappen has also collected as many victories this year. Ferrari's Charles Leclerc, who started the race from the best starting position, also finished the race on the podium. https://twitter.com/redbullracing/status/1652653273667493890 Leclerc took the lead after the start, with Verstappen closely following him into the first corner, followed by Perez and Sainz, ahead of Hamilton Alonso, Stroll Norris, Russell and Tsunoda. At the beginning of the 4th lap, Verstappen took the lead of the race with the help of DRS, while Leclerc was already behind
Mexican Sergio Perez won the sprint race in Azerbaijan, while Charles Leclerc (Ferrari), who started the race from first place and then had to give up the lead to the overpowering Red Bull in the eighth lap, and Perez's teammate Max Verstappen, also finished on the podium. was locked in a wheel-to-wheel duel with Mercedes driver George Russell in the first few corners of the race. https://twitter.com/redbullracing/status/1652313647488593921 After the first lap, the race was slowed down first by a virtual safety car and then by a real safety car due to the wreckage of Yuki Tsunoda's car. Leclerc held on to the lead, Perez second, while Russell and Verstappen scored multiple times, with the Mercedes driver damaging the Dutchman's RB19. https://twitter.com/F1/status/165
Sergio Perez explained that the crash in qualifying for the Australian Grand Prix, which he will start from the last place, is the result of unresolved problems with the brakes that appeared already in the third free practice. The Mexican lost 3 minutes of the final practice due to technical problems in FP20, which he finished more than half a second behind teammate Max Verstappen's time after two fast laps in which he had problems with locked wheels on braking. After qualifying, he explained that they were confident they had fixed the problems. "I was just a passenger in the race car when I started braking," he said. "There was nothing I could do but brake. Something is causing the braking ratio to shift to the front wheels. I just hope we can fix the problem before the race so I can minimize the damage." T