Perez accepts Marko apology for comments based on nationality

Sergio Perez says he accepted Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko’s apology to him for comments he made that related to his Latin American heritage. Marko (pictured above with Perez) was speaking on Servus TV after the Italian Grand Prix and said of Perez: “We know that he has problems in qualifying, he has fluctuations in form — he is South American and he is just not as completely focused in his head as Max (Verstappen) is or as Sebastian (Vettel).” Despite Mexico being geographically located in Central America, the comments were then further compounded, with Reuters quoting Marko as telling…

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