Red Bull already know how to fill their three seats: Last decision in Istanbul

12-10-2020 07:17 | Updated: 12-10-2020 07:33
Red Bull already know how to fill their three seats: Last decision in Istanbul

Helmut Marko defended Alexander Albon after the Eifel Grand Prix. The 77-year old Red Bull Racing top man refuses to lose the teammate of Max Verstappen and states that the talented driver still has his chances for a 2021 seat in his own hands. In Istanbul, the Austrian formation wants to complete the full line-up for next year.

"Albon must perform. Then he stays," Marko makes it clear once again in conversation with AvD Motorsport Magazine at Sport1. About the performance of the British Thai last weekend, the advisor of Red Bull is not dissatisfied. "At the Nürburgring he delivered a good performance."

Nobody can defeat Verstappen

In qualifying, the 24-year-old driver had to give up half a second on Max Verstappen. According to Marko that is respectable. "In general, I believe that hardly anyone can get closer to Max than three tenths of a second. Albon can do that on a good day," says the Austrian in the television broadcast.

The 77-year-old man from Graz knows that outside the Red Bull ranks, Nico Hulkenberg and Sergio Perez are also available. However, Milton Keynes seems to ignore the two experienced F1 drivers. "We've actually already decided on three positions. We want to decide on the fourth at the latest in Istanbul."

Kvyat or Tsunoda?

It is expected that there is a hole around the seat next to Pierre Gasly at AlphaTauri. Red Bull could choose to renew the contract with Daniil Kvyat again, but Yuki Tsunoda also has a good chance of making his debut in the royal class of motor racing. However, the Honda Protegé has yet to achieve a super license by finishing in the top four in the Formula 2 championship.

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