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Marko: Verstappen wants to win all the time

Red Bull driver consultant Helmut Marko recalled how he identified Max Verstappen's potential, when the Dutchman was only 15-years-old, and promptly convinced the energy drinks organisation to make him an offer to race in Formula 1. In a recent interview with the official F1 website, Marko explained how he identified Verstappen's prodigious talent by witnessing him in Formula 3 and decided to convince Red Bull to invest in the youngster and did so by signing him for a Toro Rosso drive that would lead to the youngster becoming the youngest ever Grand Prix driver. Marko recalled how he called Jos Verstappen, Max's father, with the offer, “I said: We do something different – we go to...
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