Marko has been criticised for his comments about Perez, making reference to his ethnicity when assessing his F1 2023 form.

He was quoted as saying on Red Bull-owned Servus TV: “Let’s remember that he is South American, and so he is not as focused as Max Verstappen or Sebastian Vettel was.

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“But racing is his forte, and he had a very good race. Overtaking three drivers, in George Russell and the Ferraris, was not easy.”

Shortly after, Marko was forced to issue a statement, apologising for his “offensive remark”.

On Friday afternoon, the FIA confirmed they had issued a “written warning” to Marko.

An FIA spokesperson told Sky Sports News: “We can confirm that Helmut Marko has received a written warning and been reminded of his responsibilities as a public figure in motor sport in line with the FIA Code of Ethics.”