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F1 2022: The day that Helmut Marko and Red Bull were able to sign Pato O’Ward for Formula 1

yeserg prez lives one of his best moments in Formula 1, all after winning Monaco Grand Prix and get in contention for the championship. The curren


yeserg prez lives one of his best moments in Formula 1, all after winning Monaco Grand Prix and get in contention for the championship. The current stage with Red Bull has been brilliant, but it is not the The only Mexican who could show off with the squire.

It was in 2019 when the advisor of the squire, Helmut Marko managed to recruit another great Mexican pilot, Duck O’Ward. The one who now disputes the IndyCar had his first approaches with the motor sport with Red Bull and aimed to have a great future for the squire.

O’Ward was part of the generation of Juri Vipswho recently took Checo’s place in free practice at the Spanish GP, but aspirations to reach the top category were cut short for the Mexican, who could not add all the points necessary to have the super license and left Red Bull six months later.

“My departure from Red Bull was going to take place in November (2019), but Dr. Marko called and said, ‘If you have options in IndyCar, take them. That is your future”, said O’Ward for Motor.es

The problem for Pato O’Ward was because he did not have the necessary points, since Red Bull did not contemplate that the triumphs of IndyLights nor the second place that he obtained in ProMazda in 2016 they were enough to have the required 12 units.

“Dr. Marko called me and said: ‘It’s very difficult, because you don’t have any Super License points.’ There was no stage where I was going to get it, and I can’t do anything without the Superlicence. They signed me for it, so it all fell apart,” O’Ward told Racers at the time.

Pato O’Ward had to return to the Indycar with Clarin and then changed course with McLaren Racing in 2020, a squire with whom he currently remains and with whom he has shone on the slopes during the 2022 season.