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Marko on near future: 'He is number one on our list'

Marko on near future: 'He is number one on our list'

03-08-2022 07:46 Last update: 09:32


AlphaTauri is having a difficult season in Formula 1. Whereas last year the formation was fighting for the fifth position in the constructors' championship, in 2022 it will be in eighth position after half the season. Nevertheless Helmut Marko keeps faith in his drivers.

Earlier, the Italians announced that Pierre Gasly will remain with the AlphaTauri team for the coming season. Yuki Tsunoda still has to wait and see if the team wants to continue with him, but it seems that this cooperation will also be continued.

According to advisor Marko, AlphaTauri's aim is to keep Tsunoda for the team. "We have not decided on Tsunoda yet, but he is number one on our list," the Austrian told F1-insider.com.

Marko sees Schumacher as a possibility

Should the talks come to nothing, Marko already has a list of possible successors. He sees Mick Schumacher as an interesting driver for the future. Marko says that the driver has sufficient qualities to work for AlphaTauri.

For the time being Schumacher is not an option, because he is tied to Ferrari. If this is no longer the case, Marko would like to talk to him. "We haven't had any talks with Schumacher yet. He is a Ferrari junior," Marko said. Earlier, journalist Joe Saward revealed that Schumacher is under pressure at Haas.

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