t">Helmut Marko with Niki Lauda Outspoken Red Bull motorsport consultant Helmut Marko has hit back at Mercedes, after the German squad this week called on the court of appeal to come down hard on the World Champions.
As Red Bull appealed Daniel Ricciardo's Melbourne disqualification in Paris on Monday, a lawyer for rival Mercedes argued at length that the FIA should in fact impose 'a further sanction', due to the 'flagrant and deliberate' rules breach.
Ultimately, the five judges upheld Ricciardo's disqualification, but did not add to Red Bull's penalty.
'We are obviously bitterly disappointed,' the always-blunt Red Bull director Marko said after digesting the court's decision....
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