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MARKO: I SPENT THE HOLIDAYS FIXING THE CONTRACT OF VERSTAPPEN
Red Bull advisor Dr Helmut Marko admits that he was worried about losing Max Verstappen to Mercedes in 2021. On Wednesday, the energy drink squad announced that Verstappen signed a multi-year contract that ties him to the team until the end of the 2023 season. Both Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas of Mercedes current contract expires at the end of 2020, as did Verstappen's previous deal, leaving him open to a possible switch. MORE: HAMILTON SHOULD FEAR VERSTAPPEN IN 2020 'I spent the holidays fixing the contract,' Marko told Auto Bild. 'I was very worried about losing Max to Mercedes