Helmut Marko: Race of my life

Helmut Marko: Race of my life

Red Bull advisor HELMUT MARKO recalls his crazy drive to a very close second place in the 1972 Targa Florio

Targa Florio, May 21 1972

Alfa Romeo 33 TT3

Throughout the 1972 season the Ferrari 312P was a much better car and they beat the Alfa Romeos everywhere. Then at the Targa Florio, I don't know what happened, but in the race I was incredibly quick.

I was 100 per cent from start to finish with not one mistake. I didn't have time to think about what I was doing. Once I smelt the chance of victory, I did things that I never thought I could do.

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