Marko explains choice for a new racing engineer: "Albon's performance will improve" Formula 1

Marko explains choice for a new racing engineer: "Albon's performance will improve"

By Robert McGillivray 31 July 2020 | 11:31


Alexander Albon will be working with a new racing engineer during the race weekend for the British Grand Prix: Simon Rennie. For Red Bull Racing it's an old acquaintance in that position. Rennie was also the engineer for Daniel Ricciardo. Helmut Marko explains why that choice was made.

"It's also due to us that Albon hasn't been able to show his full potential yet," the Red Bull advisor starts talking to F1-Insider.com. "The new racing engineer has a lot of experience and can help him. I'm sure his performance will improve in the very first race at Silverstone".

"His former engineer was too new to the business"

This puts an end to Mike Lugg's work as an engineer. "His former engineer didn't do badly, but he was still too new to the profession," Marko believes. Lugg will in future take on tasks within the Red Bull factory. With this, the Austrian racing team hopes to make a leap forward. (Source: Red Bull Content Pool/Getty Images)


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