Max Verstappen’s father brutally slams Helmut Marko’s critique of F1 champ’s performance: “No idea what he means”

Max Verstappen’s near perfect season made it seem the Dutch lion is flawless and he is the example of what means to be best in racing. The general opinion of F1 community sums up Max as dominant and talented, but that’s not the case with Verstappen’s mentors.

Earlier, Helmut Marko, who is otherwise incredibly supportive of his drivers, suggested a mistake that Max Verstappen needs to overcome in order to get even better in the upcoming seasons. His words didn’t sit well with someone equally important in Max’s life and the latter retorted at Marko for making stories.

Jos Verstappen fires back at Marko

Jos Verstappen is known to favoring Max Verstappen aggressively, to the point that he suggests Max’s current form is due to the hard training he underwent as a kid. The criticism shown by Helmut Marko was a hard pill to swallow for Jos, as he straight refuted the idea of any flaws in his wonder kid.

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Jos rebukes Marko via Essentially Sports

Helmut Marko earlier exposed the key weakness of Max Verstappen as his sheer impatience, and said he needs to get better of these emotions in order to keep improving. Jos Verstappen doesn’t agree too well with Marko on this note, claiming that Max Verstappen is actually a much-composed driver. “I have no idea what he means,” Jos Verstappen told.

“I think this year has been so strong and every race he is 100 per cent there and that is the most important thing. Yesterday it was difficult in the third practice session but everything was perfect again in qualifying and that is the strength of Max but also of his racing engineer, who understands what he needs and that’s just great.”

Max Verstappen faces record-breaking fee for license renewal 

Max Verstappen has been enjoying the highs of his record-breaking season ever since he clinched his third title. However, a grim reality awaits him in future if he wants to compete in next season of Formula 1and add to his glory.

Max will have to pay for FIA Super License renewal that allows him to continue competing at the pinnacle of motorsports.

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An expensive deal for Verstappen via Getty

The FIA Super License is based on pay per point system with a base fee of €10,400 and additional fees of €2,100 per point scored in the World Championship.

Considering the fact that Max Verstappen has collected 575 points this season, his haul entitles him to pay a record-setting €1,217,900 fee for next year. Needless to say, it’s a huge price to pay for success in the most popular motorsport, a fate he shares with his team Red Bull.

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Super license system brings trouble for Max via FIA

Max Verstappen is already preparing himself for the nest season by making critical changes to his team, and it looks like the World Champion is in no mood to drop his guard down.

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