Dr Helmut Marko has played down the most recent gossipy tidbits whirling around F1 adolescent sensation Max Verstappen. The Red Bull official, who heads the caffeinated beverage outfit’s exceedingly fruitful youthful driver system, has effectively denied theory 17-year-old Verstappen is in the running for a race seat one year from now at Ferrari.
It was said Williams’ Valtteri Bottas was a shoo-in for that drive, however it is trusted Kimi Raikkonen now stands a superior possibility of having his agreement expanded, having ventured up his structure at late races. At the point when gotten some information about the more established Finn’s 2015 structure, Gerhard Berger said: “It’s hard to say. Positively Sebastian (Vettel) is a stage ahead.”
“In any case, what makes Kimi so agreeable is that he is not under any condition political, he only tries to carry out his occupation decently well in peace. So together they are a decent driver blend,” the Austrian and F1 legend told German-dialect f1-insider.com.
Approached if Ferrari ought to keep him for one year from now, Berger included: “That is Ferrari’s choice. Eventually they should discover somebody more youthful. In any case, it relies on upon when there is the perfect open door for that. Which is maybe not at this moment,” said Berger, a previous race victor for Ferrari and McLaren.
Surely, the most recent gossip is that Ferrari might just stay with Raikkonen close by Vettel for one year from now, before making a move for Verstappen for 2017. “I find that exceptionally fascinating,” grinned Marko, who has officially said the youthful Dutchman will without a doubt still be driving a Toro Rosso one year from now. “In any case, I realize that Maximum has a long haul contract with Red Bull, which likewise incorporates 2017,” he included.