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  1. Wednesday 28 June 2017

  2. Marko: Red Bull can win on merit in 2017 11:57

    Marko: Red Bull can win on merit in 2017

    Helmut Marko reckons Red Bull will have opportunities to win races on pure speed in 2017, in the wake of recent chassis and engine improvements. Red Bull has…

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  3. Friday 5 May 2017

  4. One year on: Verstappen's Red Bull deal 08:28

    One year on: Verstappen's Red Bull deal

    Today (Friday) marks the one-year anniversary of Red Bull's announcement that Max Verstappen had been promoted to its senior team. GPUpdate.net reflects with…

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  5. Friday 21 April 2017

  6. Interview: Marko on RBR's 'luxury problem' 12:00

    Interview: Marko on RBR's 'luxury problem'

    Red Bull has arguably developed the strongest junior programme in motorsport in recent years, introducing a World Champion in Sebastian Vettel, and two new race…

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  7. Red Bull could leave F1 over engine rules 09:14

    Red Bull could leave F1 over engine rules

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says Formula 1 must find an independent engine supply solution by the end of the 2017 season or risk his team…

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  8. Thursday 20 April 2017

  9. Marko: Red Bull drivers must be patient 10:12

    Marko: Red Bull drivers must be patient

    Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko says Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen must be patient as the team pushes on to catch current pace-setters Mercedes and…

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  10. Wednesday 29 March 2017

  11. Renault's 'biggest step' to come in Canada 11:22

    Renault's 'biggest step' to come in Canada

    Helmut Marko has expressed optimism over a sizeable upgrade that Renault is planning for the Canadian Grand Prix, but admits Red Bull also needs to make…

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  12. Thursday 9 February 2017

  13. Red Bull to be 'well-positioned' by Europe 09:59

    Red Bull to be 'well-positioned' by Europe

    Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko expects the team to be "well-positioned" from an engine perspective by the first European round of the upcoming Formula 1…

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  14. Monday 5 December 2016

  15. Marko expects Red Bull 2017 challenge 10:02

    Marko expects Red Bull 2017 challenge

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says he expects the team to be in a position to challenge Mercedes for both Drivers' and Constructors' titles in…

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  16. Friday 2 December 2016

  17. Marko: Patience Verstappen's only weakness 07:34

    Marko: Patience Verstappen's only weakness

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko reckons Max Verstappen's only remaining weakness is an occasional lack of patience, having recently gone through a…

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  18. Sunday 13 November 2016

  19. Wolff hits out at 'paranoia' over phone call 08:12

    Wolff hits out at 'paranoia' over phone call

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has brushed off criticism from Red Bull chiefs Helmut Marko and Christian Horner over his decision to telephone Max Verstappen's…

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  20. Saturday 12 November 2016

  21. Red Bull questions Wolff's 'interference' 15:16

    Red Bull questions Wolff's 'interference'

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has questioned Toto Wolff's actions after the Mercedes boss telephoned Jos Verstappen ahead of the Brazilian Grand…

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  22. Monday 3 October 2016

  23. Marko: Pressure on Mercedes led to win 13:08

    Marko: Pressure on Mercedes led to win

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko reckons the squad's increased pressure on Mercedes was influential in Lewis Hamilton's engine failure, which enabled…

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  24. Sunday 11 September 2016

  25. Red Bull targets 2017 Mercedes challenge 10:15

    Red Bull targets 2017 Mercedes challenge

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says the outfit will be "ready" to fight Mercedes in Formula 1 next season, as it bids to wrestle the world…

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  26. Friday 9 September 2016

  27. Marko: Verstappen of 'a different calibre' 09:12

    Marko: Verstappen of 'a different calibre'

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has spoken out in defence of Max Verstappen, following recent criticism over his racing standards, describing the…

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  28. Tuesday 6 September 2016

  29. Marko: 'Unfair' to judge Kvyat on recent races 09:02

    Marko: 'Unfair' to judge Kvyat on recent races

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko feels that it would be "unfair" to judge Daniil Kvyat on recent performances at Toro Rosso, given the technical issues he has…

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  30. Sunday 29 May 2016

  31. Marko apologises to Ricciardo for blunder 16:04

    Marko apologises to Ricciardo for blunder

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has apologised to Daniel Ricciardo for "presenting" the Monaco Grand Prix to Mercedes. Ricciardo pulled clear of…

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  32. Monday 9 May 2016

  33. Webber not surprised by Red Bull swap 10:22

    Webber not surprised by Red Bull swap

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber says Red Bull dropping Daniil Kvyat in favour of Max Verstappen is "harsh" but not surprising, given the decisions it has made…

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  34. Sunday 8 May 2016

  35. Marko: Red Bull will benefit from new rules 10:24

    Marko: Red Bull will benefit from new rules

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko believes his outfit will be the "biggest beneficiary" of Formula 1's revised engine regulations, which will be…

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  36. Friday 6 May 2016

  37. Marko expects Red Bull wins in 2016 15:17

    Marko expects Red Bull wins in 2016

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says that he expects Red Bull to fight for victories later in the season, following a planned power unit upgrade…

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  38. Thursday 5 May 2016

  39. Marko: Kvyat could not cope with Ricciardo 13:26

    Marko: Kvyat could not cope with Ricciardo

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has explained the reasons behind the call to replace Daniil Kvyat with Toro Rosso's Max Verstappen from the Spanish…

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  40. Thursday 21 April 2016

  41. Marko hints at Verstappen promotion 09:26

    Marko hints at Verstappen promotion

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has offered a hint that Max Verstappen is in line for a promotion to the senior team in 2017. Verstappen, 18…

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  42. Tuesday 8 March 2016

  43. Marko sets sights on third for Red Bull 12:45

    Marko sets sights on third for Red Bull

    Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko reckons the outfit can challenge for third position in the Constructors' Championship, as the team bids to close the gap to…

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  44. Thursday 14 January 2016

  45. Marko: Renault should focus on Red Bull 15:32

    Marko: Renault should focus on Red Bull

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko believes that power unit supplier Renault should focus its efforts on his team, despite the manufacturer returning…

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  46. Friday 4 December 2015

  47. Marko confirms Toro Rosso/Ferrari deal 13:29

    Marko confirms Toro Rosso/Ferrari deal

    Helmut Marko has confirmed that Toro Rosso will run Ferrari power units during the 2016 season, following respective announcements from Renault and Red…

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  48. Marko: Red Bull will be ready for first test 13:03

    Marko: Red Bull will be ready for first test

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko is certain that the outfit will be ready for the first pre-season test of 2016 in February, despite the delays…

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  49. Tuesday 1 December 2015

  50. Marko: Toro Rosso pair 'exceeded expectations' 12:02

    Marko: Toro Rosso pair 'exceeded expectations'

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says that Toro Rosso's pairing of Max Verstappen and Carlos Sainz Jr. "exceeded expectations" during their first…

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  51. Friday 18 September 2015

  52. Red Bull threatens to quit over engine 17:35

    Red Bull threatens to quit over engine

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says Red Bull has taken the decision to quit Formula 1 if it fails to secure a "competitive" engine for the 2016…

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  53. Tuesday 28 July 2015

  54. Marko lauds 'perfect' Verstappen performance 14:06

    Marko lauds 'perfect' Verstappen performance

    Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko hailed Max Verstappen's "perfect" performance during the Hungarian Grand Prix as the Dutch rookie collected fourth…

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  55. Friday 12 June 2015

  56. Marko: Next three weeks crucial for Red Bull 10:26

    Marko: Next three weeks crucial for Red Bull

    Red Bull Motorsport Consultant Helmut Marko says that the next three weeks are crucial in determining whether changes to Renault's power unit will result in…

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  57. Tuesday 12 May 2015

  58. Red Bull relying on Audi entry - Marko 08:21

    Red Bull relying on Audi entry - Marko

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko says that the squad's future in Formula 1 is reliant on the Volkswagen Group entering the sport. Red Bull has…

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  59. Friday 24 April 2015

  60. Marko: Ricciardo of same calibre as Vettel 11:35

    Marko: Ricciardo of same calibre as Vettel

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has backed Daniel Ricciardo to lead the team's recovery, claiming that he is of the same calibre as four-time World Champion…

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  61. Saturday 4 April 2015

  62. Red Bull 'significantly behind' Mercedes – Marko 15:26

    Red Bull 'significantly behind' Mercedes – Marko

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko admits the squad has a big deficit compared to leaders Mercedes and concedes that the situation may not change until…

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  63. Thursday 2 April 2015

  64. Toro Rosso could adopt Renault colours 17:17

    Toro Rosso could adopt Renault colours

    Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has suggested that Renault's push for greater exposure in Formula 1 could lead to Toro Rosso adopting the colours of…

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  65. Monday 16 March 2015

  66. Ecclestone backs Red Bull's call for equalisation 13:12

    Ecclestone backs Red Bull's call for equalisation

    Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has backed Red Bull's call for governing body the FIA to rein in Mercedes' engine advantage and create a more level playing…

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  67. Red Bull issues quit threat over rules 09:04

    Red Bull issues quit threat over rules

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko says the four-time World Champion team could pull out of Formula 1, amid concerns over the current regulations and growing…

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  68. Friday 13 March 2015

  69. Red Bull hits out after more Renault problems 16:36

    Red Bull hits out after more Renault problems

    Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko has criticised power unit suppliers Renault after the squad encountered more problems during practice for this weekend's…

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  70. Friday 28 November 2014

  71. Marko: Abu Dhabi test proved Sainz Jr. is ready 18:22

    Marko: Abu Dhabi test proved Sainz Jr. is ready

    Red Bull Motorsport Consultant Helmut Marko says Carlos Sainz Jr.'s performance at this week's post-race test in Abu Dhabi convinced him that the Spaniard is…

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  72. Thursday 27 November 2014

  73. Toro Rosso to name second driver on Monday 10:13

    Toro Rosso to name second driver on Monday

    The driver joining Max Verstappen at Toro Rosso for the 2015 season will be revealed on Monday, Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has confirmed. Verstappen was…

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  74. Wednesday 26 November 2014

  75. Marko: Vettel's Ferrari visit breached contract 12:12

    Marko: Vettel's Ferrari visit breached contract

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has claimed that Sebastian Vettel breached his contract by making an early appearance with new team Ferrari. Vettel, wearing…

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  76. Saturday 27 September 2014

  77. Red Bull sure of closer Renault relationship 15:20

    Red Bull sure of closer Renault relationship

    Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko says that the current champions will have a closer relationship with engine supplier Renault in 2015, after confirming that the…

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  78. Wednesday 24 September 2014

  79. Marko compares Verstappen to Senna 13:30

    Marko compares Verstappen to Senna

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has likened new Toro Rosso signing Max Verstappen, who will become the youngest driver in F1 history when he joins the grid aged…

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  80. Tuesday 9 September 2014

  81. Vettel to get new chassis for Singapore 17:55

    Vettel to get new chassis for Singapore

    Reigning World Champion Sebastian Vettel will use a new Red Bull RB10 chassis in the Singapore Grand Prix later this month. It will be his third different…

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  82. Tuesday 19 August 2014

  83. Marko: Verstappen has 'unbelievable speed' 15:30

    Marko: Verstappen has 'unbelievable speed'

    Red Bull Motorsport Consultant Helmut Marko has praised new Toro Rosso signing Max Verstappen, describing the Dutch youngster as a 'special' talent with…

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  84. Thursday 24 July 2014

  85. Marko: Mercedes, McLaren targeting Vettel 11:46

    Marko: Mercedes, McLaren targeting Vettel

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko claims that Mercedes and McLaren have targeted Sebastian Vettel. The reigning quadruple World Champion, who has been affiliated…

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  86. Wednesday 18 June 2014

  87. Marko: Ferrari made absurd Newey offer 10:23

    Marko: Ferrari made absurd Newey offer

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko claims Ferrari made "an absurd offer" for design guru Adrian Newey. Ferrari had denied pursuing the services of Newey, who…

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  88. Friday 13 June 2014

  89. Red Bull told Vettel to 'raise his game' 16:54

    Red Bull told Vettel to 'raise his game'

    Reigning World Champion Sebastian Vettel was told to "raise his game" by long-time Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko earlier in the season, the latter has revealed…

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  90. Thursday 24 April 2014

  91. Vettel to get new chassis after problems 10:37

    Vettel to get new chassis after problems

    Sebastian Vettel is to be given a new chassis in an attempt to get on top of his early season struggles. The reigning World Champion has struggled to adapt…

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  92. Thursday 17 April 2014

  93. Marko expecting Red Bull improvement 09:54

    Marko expecting Red Bull improvement

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko is expecting the team to edge towards the front of the field in coming races. Despite recovering plenty of lost ground after a…

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  94. Wednesday 2 April 2014

  95. Red Bull gives Renault ultimatum 10:54

    Red Bull gives Renault ultimatum

    Red Bull Racing has issued an ultimatum to Renault and has told the French manufacturer if there is no notable improvement by July, then they will…

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  96. Tuesday 4 March 2014

  97. Australia two months too soon, says Marko 13:47

    Australia two months too soon, says Marko

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has suggested that the double title-holding outfit finds itself two months behind its rivals ahead of the opening round in…

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  98. Wednesday 11 December 2013

  99. Marko: Red Bull against double points 07:00

    Marko: Red Bull against double points

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has revealed that the team opposed the now ratified concept of awarding double points for the final race of the season. The…

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  100. Monday 2 September 2013

  101. Ricciardo secures 2014 Red Bull seat 20:20

    Ricciardo secures 2014 Red Bull seat

    Daniel Ricciardo has finally been named as Sebastian Vettel's team-mate for the 2014 Formula 1 campaign, with Red Bull team officials choosing the current Toro…

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  102. Tuesday 20 August 2013

  103. Marko: No driver announcement at Spa 15:26

    Marko: No driver announcement at Spa

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has moved to dispell rumours that the outfit will be confirming the second member of its 2014 driver line-up at the Belgian Grand…

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  104. Tuesday 9 July 2013

  105. Red Bull to study pit-stops for Hungary 13:32

    Red Bull to study pit-stops for Hungary

    Red Bull will assess its pit-stop procedures ahead of the upcoming Hungarian Grand Prix, with the Milton Keynes-based outfit eager to eradicate human errors…

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  106. Wednesday 1 May 2013

  107. Marko 'not worried' about 2014 line-up 10:30

    Marko 'not worried' about 2014 line-up

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko sees no reason for the team not to have "two top drivers" at its disposal next year, with the Austrian insisting that there are…

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  108. Tuesday 30 April 2013

  109. Marko calling for further tyre changes 09:10

    Marko calling for further tyre changes

    Helmut Marko, advisor to reigning World Champions Red Bull, has reiterated his dissatisfaction at the current tyre situation in Formula 1, with the 70-year-old…

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  110. Wednesday 10 April 2013

  111. 'Red Bull will no longer give team orders' 11:41

    'Red Bull will no longer give team orders'

    Red Bull will no longer issue team orders to Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber. This is according to the outfit's long-time advisor, Helmut Marko, who previously…

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  112. Thursday 28 March 2013

  113. Red Bull issue is settled, claims Marko 10:03

    Red Bull issue is settled, claims Marko

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has claimed that the Malaysian Grand Prix controversy surrounding his drivers is now a closed matter, with Sebastian Vettel and…

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  114. Tuesday 26 March 2013

  115. Hamilton: No number one at Mercedes 10:14

    Hamilton: No number one at Mercedes

    Lewis Hamilton has hit back at claims by Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko that he is the number one driver at new team Mercedes, with the 2008 World Champion…

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  116. Monday 25 March 2013

  117. Marko: The situation got out of control 09:52

    Marko: The situation got out of control

    Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has admitted that the battle for the lead between Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber in Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix was ‘out…

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