“As a South American he has the problem with the ups and downs. He also went his own way with the car setup and it didn’t work out. When you have a car with a very fast driver, you have to adapt,” Helmut Marko told the network. Sky Sports before the final race of the Belgian GP.
This opinion of the former pilot of Austrian origin was not well seen by Mexican Internet users, nor by South Americans, pointing out his comment as racist and ignorant. Marko is part of the team represented by both Checo Pérez and reigning world champion Max Verstappen.
As a South American he has the problem with the ups and downs. He too went his own way with the car setup and it didn’t work out.
The disgust has been such on the part of the fans of Formula 1, that They have already begun to push an initiative through the change.org site, in which they request that Helmut Marko not appear at the Mexican Grand Prix which will take place in Mexico City next October.
Marko’s opinions fell short, since ‘Checo’ Pérez managed to resolve on the track and climbed to the podium in second positiononly behind his teammate, the Dutchman Max Verstappen, at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit.