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Marko claims Bahrain was only great because of safety car

Helmut Marko Red Bull consultant Helmut Marko is not convinced Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix was a Formula 1 thriller. After all the carping about the radical 2014 rules having turned Formula 1 into ‘formula yawn', Bahrain was hailed as a timely and highly-entertaining spectacle. 'There was a lot of criticism beforehand,' Mercedes' Nico Rosberg told German television ARD as Tuesday as he began post-race testing in Bahrain. 'But people who watched the race tell me it was one of the best ever.' But Marko, whose employer Red Bull is one of the teams most vocally unhappy with the new regulations, is not so sure. 'Only after the safety car was it a really great race,' the outspoken Austrian...
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