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A 'tough' dad helped Verstappen deal with 'tough' Marko

Max Verstappen says a hard-line motorsport upbringing by his father prepared him well for his later dealings with Red Bull's equally "tough" Helmut Marko. Genetically coded to race, the young Dutchman's formative years were naturally overseen by his father, former F1 driver Jos Verstappen. But Verstappen Snr was a tough-minded instructor who taught his son everything he knew, offering his guidance, knowledge and experience to fast-track at all cost the Red Bull driver's path to Formula 1. Speaking last week on Servus TV's Sport & Talk show where he was invited along Helmut Marko, Max was asked just how hard it is to work with the notoriously rigorous Red Bull motorsport boss....
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