“Helmut has become a little softer in recent years”- Daniel Ricciardo thinks that Helmut Marko has become nicer in recent years.
Daniel Ricciardo rose to fame with Red Bull and had a successful stint with the team till the end of 2018. Since then, the Australian driver believes that several things in Red Bull have changed.
For the starters, Helmut Marko, the chief of Red Bull team has become nicer, as Ricciardo said, and advised Sergio Perez, who has been given a contract by the team go Marko a hug.
“Just give him a hug. Let’s see how he handles it,” laughs Daniel Ricciardo while speaking to Motorsport-total.com. “Helmut has become a little softer in recent years.”
However, in his early years as a Red Bull Junior, the Australian was always afraid to speak to Helmut Marko in private. “Maybe it’s just maturity now, but I can also feel that he’s gotten a little nicer.”
“You get 100 percent transparency and honesty. If you weren’t good, he’ll tell you so. You just have to be willing to accept some constructive criticism and not sometimes to take everything personally. ”
“He only says these things to get the best out of you. And he says it because he cares and believes in you. If he is willing to give you this criticism, then in a certain way, one should Way to see it as a compliment. ”
Daniel Ricciardo set for McLaren
While Ricciardo has left the team for which he initially departed from Red Bull. Now, he views a future with McLaren, with the team admitting that they always wanted him.
On the other hand, Ricciardo claims that since 2018, McLaren has developed by multifold.