Perez is increasingly threatening
the Azerbaijan Grand Prix He saw as a champion in racing again Red Bull, winner of both the Sprint and Sunday GP. In the first four rounds of the season, the Anglo-Austrian team has always climbed to the highest steps of the podium, twice with Max Verstappen and three with Sergio PerezWinner of both exams in Baku. The Mexican, who triumphed on other street circuits such as the Saudi one in Jeddah, is still second in the World Drivers’ Championship, but only 6 points behind by your teammate.
So one wonders how the arrangement might have evolved if it had not been for Australian Grand Prix, which proved to be a real nightmare for the Mexican driver. partner a brake problemPerez had first ended up on the cobbles of the Melbourne circuit during free practice, with the same reason he had then given up qualifying already in Q1, again due to a very similar episode that forced him to start at the bottom of the starting grid, with a close Racing in fifth place after a good comeback.
A fact that, in addition to not guaranteeing a double for Red Bull for the first and only time so far, denied Perez the possibility of getting more points, which might have brought him to the top of the standings. Today’s standings .. even more after the results of Baku. Number 11 can only leave Azerbaijan with great relief, moreover in light of another date on the city track like that You used to love meBut before the trip he wanted to clear things up.
Perez draws attention to Red Bull
Now that he’s already fighting with Verstappen for leadership, the Mexican believes in the possibility of being able to win the title, always hoping that what happened in Australia won’t happen again: “We have a long year ahead of us – Commented on the media after the race – And I really think we’re in a fight. If it weren’t for the problems we had in qualifying in Melbourne, we’d be much closer. So It is important that we do not run into these types of problems again and keep them to a minimumBecause at the end of the day it’s very important to make sure that whenever we don’t win we still finish second, which is still a good result.”
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