And Marko has now heaped praise on Verstappen, someone who the Austrian claims has a different side to him when his race helmet goes on.
"Since his first world title in 2021, he has improved incredibly and at the same time found a certain calmness," he told Sky Germany.
"The current season is characterised by the fact that there were no slumps, there were no mistakes. Driving at such a level every weekend at that age is unique."
"He is absolutely down to earth," Marko added. "Lives his own life, but the focus is clearly on Formula 1. So as I said, outside of the car he is the ideal son-in-law. But things change drastically in the car."
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