Marko: Verstappen lost 'over 50 points innocently' in 2021 F1 battle
Red Bull Formula 1 advisor Helmut Marko believes Max Verstappen's championship lead over Lewis Hamilton could be bigger if not for "over 50 points" that he lost "innocently".Marko cites the examples of the British, Azerbaijan and Hungarian Grands Prix as examples that Verstappen should be further ahead in the standings.
The two formula 1 rivals have agreed: The longtime Mercedes Top Motor Engineer Ben Hodgkinson may officially work for Red Bull from 24 May of this year, the silver arrows shared With. © Picture Alliance / DPA In addition to top motor engineer Ben Hodgkinson, Red Bull Racing has engaged more Mercedes staff.
Hodgkinson has been working for Mercedes since 2001 and belonged to the leading employees of Mercedes High Performance Powertrains. At Red Bull, which had ended the title series of Mercedes by the new world champion Max Stapen in the last season, he will be responsible as a technical director for engine development. The team based in English Milton Keynes is responsible for the exit of Honda the drive units now. In addition to Hodgkinson, Red Bull has also engaged further Mercedes employees.
Max Verstappen sent Sergio Perez warning due to Red Bull team-mate 'closing the gap' .
CHARLES LECLERC has set the early pace in this year's title race, but F1 champion Max Verstappen must keep an eye on other rivals as well.Perez enjoyed a fairly decent debut year with the team in 2021, winning in Baku and regularly scoring a handsome number of points to help Red Bull's constructor's title charge, even though the team did eventually fall short of that goal despite Verstappen's drivers' championship success.