Amid Recent Helmut Marko Allegations, Red Bull Racing Junior Comes Forward With New Narrative

Former Toro Rosso driver, Jaime Alguersuari, recently made some shocking revelations about his time in Formula One. He made some seriousness against Helmut Marko and stated that his stint with the team still haunts him. He alleged that the treatment he received at the hands of Marko has left deep scars on his psyche.

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Jaime Alguersuari arrived as a mid-season replacement for Sebastien Bourdais in 2009. On his arrival, he became the youngest driver to compete in Formula One. However, he does not recall his experience as a pleasant one because of the way he was allegedly treated by Helmut Marko. Now, he has made a U-turn in his recent tweet.

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Jaime Alguersuari changes his narrative on Helmut Marko

After making some scathing remarks on how Marko’s treatment caused him “trauma” the now driver-turned-DJ has taken a U-turn through his recent tweet.

Giving a clarification, he said that he is deeply thankful to have met Marko when he was 15. He wrote that Marko was his teacher who asked him to “deliver to push and boost” himself “forward and beyond”,

The clarification comes after his explanation on the Red Bull Advisor.

The Marko-Alguersuari controversy so far

In a recent interview with El Confidencial, the Spaniard said, ” I still dream, when I sleep very strange dreams come to me, very strange from all that time. Above all from the impotence and frustration of never arriving, of seeing Mr. Marko is always angry, beating me up. As if we were children.” (translated using Google)

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Helmut Marko of RedBull Racing arrived in to the paddock before qualifying session of last race of the year in Yes Marina Circuit, Yes Island, Abu Dhabi, Uniter Arab Emirates, 11 December 2021 (Photo by Andrea Diodato/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

He said that this treatment has created a “trauma” in him which he is sure his then-teammate, Sebastien Buemi, and many others, faced too.

“I have done therapy, and when I retired several psychologists helped me to try this to make a new life,” he continued. “Sometimes I wake up like crying, in moments of having done a great lap, and find the face of Mr. Marko who is angry. All this, since you were fifteen years old”.

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