The Austrian Helmut Marko has a double function within the emporium Red Bull created by his compatriot Dietrich Mateschitz. On the one hand is the sports advisor of the brand and, on the other hand, is that it usually do the "dirty work" with bombastic statements that aim to destabilize rivals on duty Red Bull Racing.
The former pilot, who raced in F.1 in 1971, pointed out in the preview of the Russian Grand Prix, which takes place this weekend, against English Lewis Hamilton, rival of the Dutch Max Verstappen, the star driver of the Austrian team.
Marko made reference to the supposed role of "victim" in which the pilot of Mercedes after the accident he starred in with Verstappen in the last Italian Grand Prix. After that incident, Hamilton complained a lot about suffering from headaches and neck pain., something totally understandable after the wheeling of Max's car.
This event did not cause Hamilton to change his schedule and that is why the next day he was seen together with some designer friends at the MET Gala 2021, a charity event that kicks off the annual fashion show of the Dress Institute of Metropolitan Art Museum de NY. There he presented himself with a very elegant look that included a see-through shirt and a tulle train wrapped on the left leg.
“The incident was certainly not life-threatening. If there was a really bad neck pain or some problem I would not have been in New York the next day with the funny outfit she appeared in ", Marko ironically affirmed in declarations to N TV Germany.
"If someone made a seven-hour flight with an injured neck after an incident like that, (the injury) couldn't have been that serious.", slipped.
In the interview with German TV Marko also spoke about the Monza incident. “We try to influence Max so that there is mutual respect and avoid collisions as much as possible. But they are racing drivers. When the visor is down, all that is forgotten ”, recognized ...