Surprisingly, the pilot Sergio perez published a statement announcing that he will leave Racing Point at the end of the season. The tricolor raced seven years with the team and now must look for a new seat to continue his career in Formula 1. This becomes official, just after the team boss denied that they were looking for Sebastian Vettel to take him to their ranks.
Everything always has a beginning and an end. And after seven years together, my cycle with the team will come to an end at the end of the season. Personally, it hurts because I bet a lot for the team in very difficult moments. I am proud to have saved the work of many of my colleagues, “the statement read. It should be remembered that Checo was key to saving his team, after the financial crisis they faced just a few months ago.
What will be your future?
Already confirmed his departure from Racing Point, Sergio perez clarified that his future is still uncertain. Therefore, you will hope to find a project that meets and corresponds to your expectations. “I don’t have a plan B, my idea is of course to continue here, but as long as a project is presented that motivates me to continue giving 100 percent in each round,” explained the Mexican.
His numbers at Racing Point
For seven seasons with Racing Point, Sergio perez He became a key piece of the team. He has contested 126 Grand Prix, where he achieved five podiums: Bahrain in 2014, Russia in 2015, Monaco in 2016 and two more in Azerbaijan (2016 and 2018). In addition, he has scored in 68 percent of his careers, thus demonstrating his quality at the Great Circus.
Will Vettel arrive?
Before Sergio perez announced that he will not continue with Racing Point, the team boss denied the arrival of Sebastian Vettel for 2021. However, the situation could take an unexpected turn. “He was never on our team,” noted Otmar Szafnauer. In addition, in the same interview, the leader refused to speak more about the future. But now Racing Point will already have a free seat next year.