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Sainz shows Leclerc no ‘wonder-boy' – Marko

Jan.21 Charles Leclerc may not be as good a driver as the early hype suggested, according to Dr Helmut Marko. Red Bull's top Austrian official made the contentious claim whilst analysing how Carlos Sainz has fared since departing the energy drink company's F1 program to race for Renault, McLaren and – now – Ferrari. Marko, 78, says Spaniard Sainz's performance alongside Leclerc at the great Maranello team last year was particularly interesting to analyse. 'Carlos is a very good racing driver,' he said. 'He didn't leave Red Bull because of his performance. 'In any case, he has showed that Leclerc is probably not the wonder-boy that many people thought he was,' Marko added. The...
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