There will be drifting with the allegations made in the Formula 1 circus, where the speculation going on a daily basis.
Recently, Red Bull's special advisor, Helmut Marko, said to Auto Bild that Mercedes' team boss, Toto Wolff, has repeatedly called for the Red Bulls stjernefrø Max Verstappen.
Hollænderens contract expires in 2021, and there is speculation that Mercedes will fish him to the team in place of Valtteri Bottas, which has a contract this season - the team has an option to give him one more year.
- Toto Wolff calling again and again to him and his father, Jos. As late as last month, says Marko to the German media.
Mercedes-the boss had to come up with an answer, and he has only laughter to spare for the accusations.
- I do not have not Max's number, and I have never spoken in phone with him.
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Jos Verstappen, who has driven for F1, has also denied that the son is talking to Wolff, but admits that he himself is speaking with Mercedes-the boss from time to time, since they know each other from the old days.
- We are not talking about max or his contract, to turn the Wolff firm.
- We are sticking to our drivers. We will not go into any discussions and it will Jos and Max not either, so I don't know where it comes from.
Helmuth Marko was also lifted a little of the veil, Verstappens conditions of the contract.
I relaxed. Præstationsklausulen in Max's contract had to be sure. He also feel comfortable with us, and if we give him a WORLD cup-worthy material, so I'm not worried that he is getting.
But is it really a Red Bull car that may big with the about the WORLD cup? So far Verstappen as the best running 'only' got a third place and two fourth-place finishers in the house, which is enough for a third place in the overall accounting.
Mercedes-drivers are bolted from the other so far.
Verstappen refused to talk about his contract.
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